Total Pageviews

Bebop Spoken There

Howard Roberts: "The guitar is caught right in the thick part of the piano keyboard, right in the register where pianists do most of their work, and, boy, it gets like a can of worms in there if you're both not careful." - (Down Beat June 29, 1966).

Simon Allen: “I started saxophone at secondary school when I was 12 and got to Grade 8 when I was about 15.” – (Jazzwise February 2014).

Bebop Spoken There Archives.

Today Saturday July 26

Afternoon
- St. Augustine's, Larchfield St., Darlington DL3 7TG. 12.30pm. £10.
Monthly, back August 2 w. Rachel's Dream.
-----
Evening
TBA (Solo jazz), Cherry Tree Restaurant, 9 Osborne Rd., Jesmond, Newcastle. 0191 2399924.
Class food class solo jazz.
-----
GILLIGAN & HANNON - Jazz Café. 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle NE1 5DW. 9pm. FREE!
Duo set by Peter and Lindsay - The earth may move!.
-----
JOHN BRETT BAND - Saltburn Cons. Club, 8.30pm. Free.
Could this be THE JOHN BRETT? (Return to Saltburn please - keep the change)
-----
RENDEZVOUS JAZZ - Sandpiper, Farringdon Rd., Cullercoats NE30 3ER. 8.30pm £3.
Monthly back August 2.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Keith Armstrong Book Launch

Not a jazz item but Dr. Keith Armstrong, poet extraordinaire, is a jazz fan and is supportive of this site - remember his Chet Baker poem? - he also has another jazz work in the pipeline which will be premiered here so I felt we should draw attention to his forthcoming book launches.
Lance.

1 comment :

  1. Hi Lance

    Something of a tenuous jazz link to Jack Common...he was born at no.44 Third Avenue, Heaton - just round the corner from the Chillingham public house on Chillingham Road! All you Chilli jazzers - next time you're there walk round to no.44 and read the blue plaque on the wall at the front of the house.

    Russell

    ReplyDelete

Blog Archive

Posting a Comment

Posting a comment.

1) Click on comments (at the foot of the posting.).

2) In the window that appears Click on...O Name/URL.

3) Type your name in the box (URL is optional).

4) Click on PUBLISH YOUR COMMENT.

5) Type the jumbled word verification if asked.

-----

Alternatively, email me - lanceliddle@gmail.com.

About this blog - contact details.

Bebop Spoken Here -- Here, being the north-east of England -- centred in the blues heartland of Newcastle and reaching down to the Tees Delta and looking upwards to the Land of the Kilt.
Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
The idea of this blog is for you to share your thoughts and pass on your comments on discs, gigs, jazz - music in general. If you've been to a gig/concert or heard a CD that knocked you sideways please share your views with us. Tell us about your favourites, your memories, your dislikes.
Lance (Who wishes it to be known that he is not responsible for postings other than his own and that he's not always responsible for them.)
PS:I don't care what your political views are - you can love or hate Cameron, Clegg, Milliband, Farage, Genghis Khan or Julius Caesar - just don't air them here!
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

Subscribe!