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Bebop Spoken There

Arnie Lawrence: "Aside from my family, playing creative music is my only reason for being on this earth" - (Down Beat May 16 1968).

Chuck Riggs: “All the guys I admired growing up always played with a great bass player. Papa Jo had Walter Page, Philly Joe had Paul Chambers.”– (Jazz Journal December 2013).

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Today Saturday August 23

Afternoon
ICENI - Bill Quay Albion Cricket Club, Hall Tce., Bill Quay, Gateshead NE10 0TT. £10. Iceni on at 2.15pm. Info 07872 451717.
3 day weekend beer festival with various bands.
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GROOVE-A-MATICS Blues All Dayer - Tyne Bar, Maling St., Ouseburn. Free.
Q2 bus drops you off at the door.
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Evening
JOHN BUTCHER etc - Dunston Staithes. 6.45pm. £5.
Details in RH Column.
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SOLO JAZZ, Cherry Tree, 9 Osborne Rd, Jesmond.
Quality food and music.

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

TONIGHT @ THE CHILLI

It looks like another good one at the Chillingham Pub, Heaton Road, Newcastle with Dave Weisser's "Take It To The Bridge" joined by the SCOTTY ADAIR/STEVE WHITFIELD DUO + vocalists.
Also jam session to follow.
Sounds like it could be a night to remember - for a quid it's got to be the Sale of the Century!
And don't forget folks it's HARLEY 'THELONIOUS' JOHNSON's 18th birthday - will we get a Monkian version of "Happy Birthday to Me'?
Lance.

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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.

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