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Bebop Spoken There

Artie Shaw: “I'm not interested in giving people what they want--I'm interested in making music.” – (DownBeat October 15, 1939).

Jason Marsalis: “There's so many places that this music can go and there's a lot yet to be discovered.'” – (DownBeat April 2018)

Today Sunday March 18


Musicians Unlimited - Park Inn, Park Road, Hartlepool TS26 9HU. Tel: 01429 233126. 12 noon. Free.

Jason Isaacs & the Ambassadors of Swing - Hoochie Coochie, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle NE1 6SF. Tel: 0191 222 0130. 5:30pm (doors 4:00pm). £16.00.

Revolutionaires - Tyne Bar, Maling St, Newcastle NE6 1LP. 3pm. Free.

Somethin’ Blue - Vesuvio, 3a Houndgate, Darlington DL1 5RL. 5:00pm. Tel: 01325 788564. Matt Case (saxophone) & Mike Hepple (guitar).


POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER! Zoë Gilby Quartet - Black Bull, Bridge Street, Blaydon NE21 4JJ. 8:00pm. £5.00. Rescheduled August 19.

Alter Ego - The Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £5.00.

Bradley Johnston - The Fire Station, High Street West, Sunderland SR1 3DT. Tel: 0191 594 7241. 6:00pm. Free. New weekly residency.

Gypsy Dave Smith - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 9:00pm. Free.

To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Monday, December 28, 2015

A full and varied programme for January at the Globe

We’ve got a very full programme of gigs, jams and courses for January. Jazz gigs include the veteran master of jazz piano Alan Glen, the guitar and vibes of Steve Glendinning and Chris Jelly, the bebop horns of the Safe Sextet, the original guitar grooves of the Mark Williams Trio and the vintage jazz of the Vieux Carré Jazzmen.
Other music includes outstanding contemporary folk duo, Freya Rae and Louis Bingham, on Saturday 23 January and mod/ska band The Style Selektors on Saturday 30 January.
Our monthly jam sessions, Am Jam and More Jam, continue on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, 3-6pm and a new (very old) weekly session, Take it to the Bridge, begins on Wednesday 6 January at 8pm.
Our programme of evening classes, Advanced Jazz Guitar and Play More Jazz, starts on Tuesday 19 January.
Check out our What’s On page for all the details.
The Globe, 11 Railway St., Newcastle, NE4 7AD.

1 comment :

Ann Alex said...

And I would add that the monthly Folk/Jazz Thursday open mike evening has now morphed into Folk/Acoustic, but of course jazzers are still welcome, as well as musicians of all kinds and creeds. First Thursday of each month at the Globe 8pm.

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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.
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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.)
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