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Bebop Spoken There

Trudy Kerr: "My dad sings a bit, quite well, and when he's had a few drinks, thinks he's Louis Armstrong " – (Jazz Journal May 2008).

Jon Hendricks: "Annie [Ross] was hip to vocalese before anybody that we knew" - (Down Beat September 2009).

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Today Saturday July 30

Afternoon

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Evening

Steve Glendinning (solo guitar) - Cherry Tree Restaurant, 9 Osborne Rd., Jesmond, Newcastle. 7:30pm. No cover charge.

Ruth Lambert/Jeremy McMurray - Redwood Bar, Vermont Hotel, Castle Garth, Newcastle NE1 1RQ. Free 7.pm 0191 2331010.

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

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.
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