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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 Friday March 24

Afternoon
Rendezvous Jazz - The Black Horse, Front St., Monkseaton, Whitley Bay NE25 8DP. 1pm. Free.
Mick Shoulder's Swing Manouche - Town Hall, Market Place, Bishop Auckland DL14 7NP. 1pm. £5. 0300 0269520
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Evening
James Harrison & Caroline Bagley- Jazz Café, 25 Pink Lane, Newcastle NE1 5DW. 9pm. Free.
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Steve Bone - Al Forno, 81 Skinnergate, Darlington DL3 7LX. 7:00pm.
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To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Friday, May 13, 2011

New Century News.

Hi – just to let you know we’re delighted to feature one of Britain’s most versatile trumpet stars, Enrico Tomasso, guesting with us this coming weekend at the Keswick Jazz Festival.
Enrico will be joining us for our show at the Theatre by the Lake on Sunday afternoon, 15 May, between 3 and 5.30pm.
Tickets and general information are available via the Festival website: http://www.theatrebythelake.co.uk/whatson_detail.asp?ID=123
 If you can’t make it there, Enrico will also be appearing with the band at the Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival on Saturday and Sunday, 18 and 19 June, at the Town Hall.
The Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival website is: http://www.kirkcudbrightjazzfestival.co.uk/
We hope you can join us for one of these sessions.
Phil Rutherford,
The New Century Ragtime Orchestra

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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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