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Thursday, 4 September 2014

Newcastle Jazz Cafe September offers

Alan Barnes

Newcastle's Pink Lane Jazz Cafe continue their multi promoter autumn programme

Friday 5 September September 9pm   - The Lindsay Hannon Plus £5.00 (£3.00 before 8.30pm)
Own arrangements of songs by Mark Knopfler, Tom Waits and Joni Mitchell and some original material  “…a wild musical spirit….gutsy and bluesy with a heightened sense of drama.” Christine Tobin. Jazz Cafe

Saturday 6th September 9pm  – Graeme Wilson Quartet  £5.00
(£3.00  before 8.30 pm)
Tenor-led original jazz with a top flight rhythm section
  “….dazzled with brilliant playing all round. A cracking band.”
Bebop spoken here.

Tuesday 9th September  8pm -  Improvisers’ Workshop   Admission Free
 Free-improvisation jam session, curated / hosted by Andy Champion or John Pope, two of Tyneside’s boss basses.
Open to instrumentalists and vocalists from all musical backgrounds. Just bring your instrument and make it up!  Or come and listen. Second Tuesdays.

Thursday 11th September  8pm – Juliet Kelly “Spellbound Stories” 
New songs by jazz singer Kelly inspired by her favourite books – from George Eliot to Zadie Smith – full of magic and mystery.
£10.00 & £8.00 at the door.
(nb this gig at the Black Swan, Newcastle Arts Centre, 67 Westgate Road, behind Jazz Café.
 http://www.julietkelly.com)

Friday 12th September 9pm - Stuart Collingwood Organ Trio £5.00
(£3.00 before 8.30pm)
Modern jazz / funk combo playing standards and originals with a tinge of Jimmy Smith and Mike Brecker.
Jazz Cafe, 25 Pink Lane, NEI 5DW,   tel: 0191 2229882

Saturday 13th September 9pm – Jamil Sheriff Trio  £5.00 (£3.00 before 8.30pm)
Expect a highly energetic and original set from three great  improvisers.

Tuesday 16th September 8pm  - ‘Tuesday Jam’   Admission Free
Instrumentalists, vocalists and listeners are all warmly welcomed to the best standards-based jam session in town
“built round the fine house band of Pete Gilligan (piano), Paul Grainger (double bass) and Paul Wight (drums).” Jazz Alert

Friday 19th September  8pm -
Alan Barnes, outstanding UK sax and clarinet soloist
with the Paul Edis Trio.
Alan has played in many of the best Jazz Bands and appeared as a session musician on albums by
Selina Jones, Bjork, Bryan Ferry, Michel LeGrande, Van Morrison, Clare Teale, Westlife and Jamie Cullum and can be found on film and television soundtracks including “Chicago” and ‘The Great Gatsby’
Tickets £8.00 in advance from  Newcastle Arts Centre  67 Westgate Rd Tel.  0191 2615999
or £10 on the door subject to availability.

Saturday 20th – 9pm
Peter Gilligan keyboard , Mark Williams Guitar
A dynamic duo , two of Tyneside's most talented jazz musicians  - Free

Friday 26th September 9pm  - Saxophonics  £5.00 (£3.00 before 8.30pm)
A return visit from the region’s saxophone quartet with their tight arrangements and fiery solos.

Saturday 27th September 9pm – Alex Baker Quartet  £5.00
(£3.00 before 8.30pm)
A new band to the Café give us their take on John Coltrane.“A gig celebrating the great tenor playing of Alex Baker…A gig of exceptional quality.” Bebop Spoken Here.

Tuesday 30th September  8pm –   Lana Trio   £8.00 & £6.00 conc. at door
 Adventurous Norwegian trio of trombone, piano and drums play their first ever UK gig for Schmazz, an evening of freely improvised music which remains engaging and accessible.
press & photos http://www.lanatrio.com/

All gigs at Jazz Cafe, 25 Pink Lane, NEI 5DW, tel: 0191 2229882  unless stated
www.jazzcafe-newcastle.co.uk



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