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Bebop Spoken There

Sonny Rollins: "I work very hard. I wear out suits playing." - (Downbeat May 29, 1969.)

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Bob Brookmeyer: "The group's philosophy? We're saving to buy new uniforms - the ties wore out." - (Crescendo March 1965).

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Today Tuesday March 28

Jonathan Silk's Fragment Quartet - Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle NE1 5DW. 8pm. £10/£8. JNE/Schmazz gig.
Maine Street Jazzmen - Royal British Legion Club, West Jesmond ave., Newcastle NE2 3EX. 8:30pm. £5.
Charles Gordon (solo piano) - Redwood Bar, Vermont Hotel, Newcastle. 10pm - midnight. Free.
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Northern Monkey Brass Band - The Fox, West End Tce., Hexham NE46 3DB. 9pm.
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To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Monday, January 11, 2010

Jazz Clubs Worldwide

The most comprehensive listings of jazz clubs worldwide can be found here. I'm proud to say that Bebop Spoken Here is amongst the listings as are Blaydon and Ashington Jazz Clubs.
To add your venue please follow the above link. It could pay off. The next time the night ferry from Amsterdam docks at North Shields instead of asking how to get to The Metro Shopping Centre the passengers will want directions to the Saville or the Porthole or the Crescent Club (providing they like banjos). Lance. http://www.jazz-clubs-worldwide.com/docs/jazzblogs.htm

2 comments :

  1. Hi Lance

    Great that Bebop Spoken Here is listed. However, a word of caution...many of the venues listed in the north ceased presenting jazz gigs years ago (somewhat out of date!!!)

    Russell

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  2. This is an ongoing problem with any listing - Jazz UK being a typical example. Organisers are always keen to be listed but never think of passing on the info when the venture nosedives. I have pointed out some local 'goners' to the website organiser.
    The answer is of course to ring up first if you are unsure.

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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.)
Contact: lanceliddle@gmail.com I look forward to hearing from you.

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