Bebop Spoken There
Charlie Parker: “You never know what's going to happen when you listen to music. All kinds of things can suddenly pop up.” – (Down Beat January 28, 1953).
Alan Plater: “He [Terry Chaplin] sometimes played records at Jill's house, but music born in the bars and brothels of New Orleans did not sit happily in the semi-detached desirability of an executive estate.” – (The Beiderbecke Affair by Alan Plater, Methuen Books, 1985).
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Not a very original title, I know; not even an accurate one as my taste, whilst centred around the music of Bird and Diz, extends in many directions and I listen to everything from King Oliver to Chick Corea and beyond. Not forgetting the Great American Songbook the contents of which has provided the inspiration for much great jazz and quality popular singing for round about a century.
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