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Bebop Spoken There

More from Jazz Monthly:

Jack Cooke: "...neither Giuffre nor Jim Hall are even adequate jazz musicians, they are technically limited, and more importantly, seem unable to improvise logically" - (Review of a JATP concert. Jazz Monthly May 1960)

Bill Evans: "A composer writes something, and an orchestra interprets it--he spends maybe six months writing 10 minutes of music, but a jazz musician spends 10 minutes of playing 10 minutes of music, and he performs it himself". - (Jazz Monthly July1960).

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Today Thursday October 19

Afternoon
Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Holystone, Whitley Rd., nr. Newcastle NE27 0DA. 1:oopm. Free.

Tees Valley Jazzmen - White Horse Hotel, Burtree Lane, Harrowgate Hill, Darlington DL2 1RH.Darlington. 1:30pm. Free.

Evening.

Mark Williams Trio - Empty Shop, 35c Framwellgate Bridge, Durham DH1 3NJ 8:00pm. £5.00.

Indigo Jazz Voices - Globe, 11 Railway St., Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £5.

Maine Street Jazzmen - Potter's Wheel, Sunniside NE16 5EE. 8:30pm. Free.

Darlington Big Band, MD Richie Emmerson - Dormans, Oxford Rd., Middlesbrough TS5 5DT. 9pm. Free.

New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band - Oxbridge, Oxbridge Lane, Stockton TS18 4AW. 8:30pm.01642 678129.
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Monday, May 28, 2012

Wherever Ye Gan You're Sure to Find a Roly














It's all happening for The Blaydon Aces (Roly Veitch (left), gtr/bjo/vcl, and James Birkett, gtr/bjo) - not only are they appearing tonight at The Cherry Tree (who knows but that they may have Stottie Cake on the menu), The Lit and Phil on June 13 and a revised version of their popular CD Gan Canny featuring original versions of Tyneside songs has been re-released but Roly Veitch will also be interviewed on Radio Newcastle today between 4pm and 5:30pm on the Jon Harle/Anne Leuchar's Drivetime programme - it's 45.20 in.
Okay so it's not jazz but the CD includes some original material and the accompaniment and solos by the two guitarists are worth listening to even if you were born within the sound of Bow Bells!
Lance..

1 comment :

  1. Tune in tonight - midnight Monday - to Radio Tyneside to catch a repeat of yesterday's broadcast of Gary Hogg's Geordie Hour. Listen to Roly having a bit crack about this and that and hear some of a live session at Ashington Jazz Club featuring Keith Stephen's Hot Club Trio with Caroline Irwin.

    Russell

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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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