South Shields Daily Photo

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The Santas of Swing

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Perdida Jazzmen, South Shields

The Perdido Street Jazzmen

These ‘swinging Santas’ had South Shields sounding like New Orleans during the Mardi Gras the other day. I found them playing and entertaining under the Metro Bridge in King Street, keeping the shoppers happy.

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/30 second, f3.5, iso 400


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Written by curly

December 24, 2008 at 12:01 am

Posted in Christmas, Colour, People, South Shields

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  1. They look like they are enjoying themselves!


    December 24, 2008 at 5:58 am

  2. Cool guys! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!


    December 24, 2008 at 8:50 am

  3. Interesting Santas band…They look funny and I think make a good mood for all….


    December 24, 2008 at 12:39 pm

  4. Funny band. Three Santas and a lonely moose 😀

    Thank You for your wishes!
    Happy Christmas 🙂


    December 24, 2008 at 1:04 pm

  5. Merry Christmas to you Curly!

    boise diva

    December 24, 2008 at 2:12 pm

  6. I love it. They are jammin’ with their Santa Hats.
    Listen–Have a Merry Christmas and Joyful New Year and stay healthy.


    December 24, 2008 at 3:00 pm

  7. Merry Christmas, Curly! So very sorry to hear of your medical challenges … hoping your health returns fully in the new year. I do wish I had more time to make the rounds of all the CDP blogs, but I’ll check in when possible.


    December 24, 2008 at 3:05 pm

  8. Merry Christmass to you too, Curly! Hope you’re doing very well and I wish you a better year in 2009.


    December 24, 2008 at 4:58 pm

  9. Thanks so much for the holiday wishes. I’m sending holiday greetings back to you from sunny Arizona! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.

    Sharon (Phoenix Daily Photo)

    December 24, 2008 at 5:02 pm

  10. And a very swinging, happy CHristmas to you, Curly! Thank you so much for the beautiful holiday wishes. I didn’t realize you had been ailing, and I’m sending hopeful thoughts for a healthy new year. Thanks for all of your beautiful holiday shots of late — I’m glad I came by to catch up!

  11. First time visitor (found you on the comments at Pasadena Daily Photo). I love this photo, and the ones of Jarrow as well. Happy Christmas, and all the best for a healthy and peaceful New Year!

    West Coast Grrlie Blather

    December 24, 2008 at 8:30 pm

  12. Well, Bless their hearts for doing that – it’s sooo sweet!!!

    I found your comment on my brother’s page – Terrell Texas Daily Photo – And I’m very sorry about your heart attack!

    Take care of yourself & have a Merry Merry Christmas!!!

    Ms Hays

    December 24, 2008 at 11:26 pm

  13. Interesting photo.

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family from me and Patty.

    Abraham Lincoln

    December 25, 2008 at 12:01 am

  14. Thank you for the kind wishes Curly. Here’s wishing you and your family all the best for the new year. May you be blessed with tremendous health and happiness!


    December 25, 2008 at 1:49 am

  15. Merry Christmas! Great holiday photo. Love seeing and hearing street musicians like this.


    December 25, 2008 at 4:15 pm

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