117 Promenade, GL50 1NW 01242 575925/07919 542536 subtone
Friends described him as "staggering" and "swaying from side to side" and when he vanished from the Subtone
club they tried to ring him but could not get hold of him.
he had only one drink during the time he was there and I remember it was a rum and coke - he was drinking with one of my friends.
Ellington In Anticipation Mark Lockheart SAXOPHONIST Lockheart explains in the cover note (This is his first release on his own Subtone
label and the production and presentation is discretely classy) that his fascination with the Duke began when his father took him to hear the Ellington orchestra in Eastbourne, and he was struck by the individuality of the players.
QUARTET [live music from Germany, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut] July 16, 9pm
Sugarbeats, Birmingham-based broken-beat jazzers along with DJ Norman Jay and Leftfoot, in the Subtone
on Sunday from 9.30pm.
Meanwhile if there had been more thrash metal kids around they would have had their hearts gladdened at the Subtone
club where Bobby Previte's trio, The Beta Popes, were stretching the ears -and patience - of the jazz audience with an hour of unremitting aural assault.
HAILED as " a fantastic club" by no less than legend of the decks Seb Fontaine, Subtone
offers its guests a night that's as cool as it is varied.
Their first album, Through RoseColoured Glasses, was released on Mark's own Subtone
label in 1998.
MARK LOCKHEART Through Rose-coloured Glasses (Subtone
, distrib Harmonia Mundi): The former-Loose Tubes saxophonist is probably best known now for Perfect Houseplants, the band he shares with pianist Huw Warren, bassist Dudley Phillips and drummer Martin France.
A fortnight ago Lockheart finally got around to releasing an album under his own name, and on his own Subtone
The playful narrative is lulling yet powerful, harking back to war and terror in its subtones
. The audience applauds, and we move to the Alte Schmiede library to converse and buy books.