– on her UK debut. It isn’t jazz, but it’s a great number and Kirsten had our very own Mark Williams on guitar, Andy Champion, bass guitar and Adrian Tilbrook on drums. Playing the Forum Music Centre Darlington UK
***More Ear Training and Improvisation sessions for 2013!***
Here are the dates: February 4th, 25th, March 4th 18th, April 15th 29th. There’ll be some special guests in some of these sessions coming along to talk about improvisation – more details to follow…
The Literary & Philosophical Society (Lit & Phil)
23 Westgate Road Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 1SE
0191 232 0192
***LIT AND PHIL JAZZ JAM***
Come along to the Lit and Phil on Monday February 11th for the first Lit and Phil Jazz Jam. This is open to all styles of jazz (not just straight ahead) and for anyone who wants to try out some new ideas and just have a play. BUT PLEASE – no time wasters or showoffs! The house band for the night is Paul Edis, Adam Sinclair and Andy Champion.
***Lunchtime Concert Series***
Kicking off in February is a series of lunchtime concerts at the Lit and Phil featuring the very best from the region. Admission is only £3! Here’s the lineup…
Feb 8th – Zoe Gilby Trio
March 8th – Paul Edis Trio
April 12th – Saxophonics
May 10th – Watson, Walker, Edis
June 14th – Graeme Wilson Quartet
July 12th – Djangologie
All concerts 1-2.00
The Lit and Phil, 23 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Tickets at £3
The Graeme Wilson Quartet – live at the Bridge Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne on Dec 9th 2012. Another great performance from the whole band as they perform the music of “The Music Of John Coltrane”. In addition to Graeme Wilson on tenor sax, is Andy Champion on double bass, Stuart Collingwood on keys, and Adrian Tilbrook on drums.
This Sunday is the last Splinter gig of this year. The XMAS JAM SESSION. Everyone one is welcome and there is NO DOOR CHARGE. The donations bucket will be available if want to contribute to Splinter. Hosting the jam session is Lindsay Hannon. James Harrison is on piano, John Pope on bass and Mark Robertson on drums. It will be a great night! Don’t forget to have (if there are any left) the “black pudding infused scotch eggs” – yes, you read that correctly. And if you have any room left, the home made pork pies are incredible. No excuses – get yourself down, mingle and have a party. You’ll be in great company………..
Damon Krukowski of Galaxie 500 and Damon & Naomi breaks down the meager royalties currently being paid out to bands by streaming services and explains what the music business’ headlong quest for capital means for artists today.