Well-known internationally as Geordie Jazz Man, Keith Crombie was the cranky, contrarian spirit of Newcastle jazz, presiding for years over the English city’s premier dive the Jazz Café, a home away from home for anyone from Eric Burdon and Wynton Marsalis to generations of young Geordie misfits. A man who refused to bow to changing musical tides, he was the epicentre of a band of similar musicians and thespians and has been the pride of Newcastle Jazz from the 1950s to now. This atmospheric portrait recounts his early adventures in the music business (and, just maybe, the mob) and celebrates a life dedicated to keeping the blue note beat alive.
Please note there will not be any advertisements or trailers with this screening.
This screening of Geordie Jazz Man will be introduced by Lucie Warrington, Marketing Producer