Tuesday 15 January 2013

Venue Profile: The Lit and Phil, Newcastle

Where? The Lit and Phil, 23 Westgate Rd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 1SE (Tel: 0191 232 0192)

When? 1st Friday of the month, 1pm -2pm (plus additional jam sessions and workshops)

How much? £3

What kind of jazz? Open to all kinds, although the acoustics of the room are best suited to chamber ensembles.

Who runs it? Paul Edis

The Lit and Phil has a long history of staging concerts working alongside promoters including Jazz North East, individuals and bands. This recital series has been established by pianist Paul Edis with the support of the Lit and Phil to promote the best of North East jazz talent in a recital setting complete with programme notes. Depending of the success of this series, Paul may extend to include touring soloists and ensembles, but at the moment is primarily on local talent.

Upcoming gigs include Zoe Gilby Trio (Feb 8th), Paul Edis Trio (Mar 8th) and Saxophonics (Apr 12th)

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