A fixture of Newacastle and its jazz scene for decades, running the terrific Jazz Cafe in Pink Lane for years. I used to spend many a night down there, listening to music, dancing like an idiot, drinking multipack beers and avoiding the burgers.
Memorial page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/143341652486259/
RIP fella. One of the coolest guys and part of one of the coolest cities: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151210527080878&set=o.143341652486259&type=1&relevant_count=1&ref=nf