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Michelle Coltrane: "It was Geri Allen who told me, 'Why don't you work with a guitar player? It's a lot easier. They're mobile, all the pianos are out of tune'" - DownBeat March 2018.

Verneri Pohjola: “I've been trying to get away from being 'a young and promising trumpet player' for over twenty years” DownBeat March 2018.

Today Thursday February 22

Afternoon

Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone NE27 0DA. Tel: 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free.

Evening

Alan Benzie Trio - The Globe, 11 Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £10.00. & £8.00 (advance).

BABMUS - Jazz Café, Pink Lane, Newcastle NE1 5DW. 8:00pm. £3.00. (£2.00. students/MU).

Strictly Smokin’ Big Band - Millstone, Haddricks Mill Road, South Gosforth, Newcastle NE3 3DB. Tel: 0191 285 3229. 7:00pm. Free

Paul Skerritt Band - The Pennyweight, Bakehouse Hill, Darlington DL1 5QA. Tel: 01325 468411. 9:00pm.

New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band - Oxbridge, Oxbridge Lane, Stockton on Tees TS18 4AW. 8:30pm.

Maine Street Jazzmen - Potter’s Wheel, Sunniside, Gateshead NE16 5EE. Tel: 0191 488 8068. 8:30pm. Free.

Tees Hot Club w Richie Emmerson (tenor); Kevin Eland (trumpet); Ted Pierce (keys) - Dorman’s Club, Oxford Road, Middlesbrough TS5 5DT. Tel: 01642 823813. 9pm. Free.

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

Monday, October 29, 2012

Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2012's Ayanna returns to The Sage Gateshead Tuesday November 6, 2012

MOBO-award nominee, Ayanna, returns to The Sage Gateshead following her captivating performance at Gateshead International Jazz Festival 2012 supporting Roberto Fonseca. This time Ayanna will be supporting Kairos 4Tet in an intimate gig on Tuesday 6th November as part of their extensive 2012 UK tour.
Hoping to follow in the footsteps of Karios 4Tet and the likes of Adele and Boyz II Men, Ayanna is hoping to collect the MOBO Award for ‘Best Jazz Act’ 2012 on 3rd November.
Ayanna is a multi-talented composer, vocalist, cellist and pianist, and a rising star on the international jazz scene. She has worked alongside UK artists Courtney Pine, Nitin Sawhney, Jason Yarde, Robert Mitchell, Nick Mulvey and Gwyneth Herbert, and a host of international artists.
Winners of the MOBO Award for ‘Best Jazz Act’ 2011, Kairos  4Tet are a four-piece band who bring a modern sound to jazz.  Their 2010 debut, ‘Kairos Moment’, positioned them as one of the UK’s premier jazz acts bridging the elusive gap between crossover appeal and serious jazz credentials.  Armed with a 4* reviews and number two in MOJO Magazine’s 2011 ‘Jazz Albums of the Year’, the quartet will perform new material along with some old favourites.
Kairos 4Tet plus support Ayanna will be performing at The Sage Gateshead on Tuesday 6th November 2012 in Northern Rock Foundation Hall at 7.45pm. Tickets are £13.50 and can be booked either by calling 0191 443 4661, online at www.thesagegateshead.org or in person from The Sage Gateshead’s Ticket Office.
Presented with Jazz North East.


2 comments :

Ann Alex said...

Just a thought, why isn't there a MOFO award, Music of Folk Origin? Maybe I should appraoch someone about it, or start it myself.
Ann Alex

Lance said...

Ann, if you Google MOFO in Wikionary you may have second thoughts!

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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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