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Bebop Spoken There

Lew Shaw (Syncopated Times' columnist): "My interest [at 95] is in classic jazz. The numbers aren't what they were 40 years ago, but I'm encouraged by the number of young musicians playing that style and the young audiences they attract." - (The Syncopated Times January 2021)

The Things They Say!

Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Rupert Burley (Dynamic Agency): "BSH just goes from strength to strength".


12,365 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 84 of them this year alone and, so far, 84 this month (Jan. 17).

Monday January 18


Sunday, January 25, 2009

RIP Whitey Mitchell

Whitey Mitchell of the bass playing Mitchell's, Red and Whitey, died 16 January. As well as playing bass, Whitey also worked as a scriptwriter on TV. Credits included the Mary Tyler Moore Show. He recorded and played with a variety of bands including Lester Young and Benny Goodman. Along with brother Red, he recorded with 'Blue' Mitchell (no relation)! Obit.

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