Bebop Spoken There
Jimmy Giuffre: "Jim Hall, Monty Budwig and I will just have to extemporise. I'm always interested in just trying to create. I am not interested in trying to sell music." - (Melody Maker March 5, 1960). From Colin Aitchison's amazing collection).
Antonio Sanchez: “When I was starting as a sideman, it was always exciting when somebody new would call me to work.” – (Down Beat July 2015).
Today Tuesday July 28
Gavin Lee’s Dixieland Band - New Inn, 29 Church St., Durham. DH1 3DN. 9pm. Free.
Friday, October 14, 2011
Well done Simon Spillett.
An article by Simon can be read in the current Jazz UK magazine.
Let's hope this encourages local promoters to book Simon - it's about time his talents were heard in Newcastle.
PS: All the winners are listed on LondonJazz.
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