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Bebop Spoken There

Roseanna Vitro: "Have you ever tried singing a bridge to a Charlie Parker song? It just looks like the craziest thing in the world to me.'" - (DownBeat, January 2022)

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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".

'606' Club: "A toast to Lance Liddle of the terrific jazz blog 'Bebop Spoken Here'"

The Strictly Smokin' Big Band included Be Bop Spoken Here (sic) in their 5 Favourite Jazz Blogs.
Ann Braithwaite (Braithwaite & Katz Communications) You’re the BEST! --

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13848 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 67 of them this year alone and, so far, 67 this month (Jan. 20).

From This Moment On ...

January 2022

Fri 21: Emma Fisk & James Birkett @ The Lit & Phil, Newcastle. 1:00pm. POSTPONED!
Fri 21: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Fri 21: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm.
Fri 21: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms, Monkseaton. 1:00pm.
Fri 21: John Law @ Durham Cathedral. 7:30pm. £20.00. POSTPONED!
Fri 21: Dean Stockdale Quartet @ Traveller’s Rest, Darlington. 8:00pm. £8.00. Opus 4 Jazz Club.
Fri 21: Jude Murphy & Dan Stanley @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Sat 22: East Coast Swing Band @ East Bedlington Community Centre. 7:30pm. £5.00.
Sat 22: MGB @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. The Milne-Glendinning Band.
Sat 22: Ian Millar & Dominic Spencer @ Hamsteels Community Centre, Esh Winning. 8:00pm. £10.00.

Sun 23 Vieux Carré Hot 4 @ Spanish City, Whitley Bay. 12 noon.
Sun 23: Musicians Unlimited @ South Durham Social Club, Hartlepool. 1:00pm.
Sun 23: Foundry Jazz Ensemble @ The Exchange, North Shields. 3:00pm.
Sun 23: More Jam @ The Globe, Newcastle. 3:00pm.
Sun 23: Anth Purdy: Swing Jazz Guitar @ Blues & Bourbon, Newcastle. 3:00pm.
Sun 23: Svarc Hanley Longhawn @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm. £10.00 adv., £12.00. door.

Mon 24: Jazz in the Afternoon @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Mon 24: Vels Trio + Knats @ The Cluny, Newcastle. 8:00pm. POSTPONED!.

Tue 25: East Coast Swing Band @ East Bedlington Community Centre. 10:00am - 12 noon. Rehearsal session (open to the public). .
Tue 25: Jam session @ Black Swan, Newcastle. 7:30pm. House trio: Murray Wankling, Paul Grainger, King David Ike-Elechi.

Wed 26: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Wed 26: Classic Swing @ Venue, Cramlington NE23 6UT. 1:00pm. .
Wed 26: Darlington Big Band @ Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Club, Darlington. 7:00pm. Rehearsal session (open to the public). .
Wed 26: Four @ The Exchange, North Shields. 7:00pm. .
Wed 26: Take it to the Bridge @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:30pm.

Thu 27: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Holystone, North Tyneside. 1:00pm. .
Thu 27: Tobias Sarra & John Garner @ Cobalt Studios, Newcastle. 7:00pm. .
Thu 27: 58 Jazz Collective @ Hops & Cheese, Hartlepool. 7:30pm. .
Thu 27: Knats’ Night @ Hoochie Coochie, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free. Knats + guests. .
Thu 27: Maine Street Jazzmen @ Sunniside Social Club, Gateshead. 8:30pm. CANCELLED! .
Thu 27: Tees Hot Club @ Dorman's Club, Middlesbrough. 9:00pm.

Fri 28: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Fri 28: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm.
Fri 28: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms, Monkseaton. 1:00pm.
Fri 28: Ian Millar & Dominic Spencer @ Bishop Middleham Village Hall, Ferryhill. 8:00pm. £10.00.
Fri 28: Struggle Buggy @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Blues band.

Monday, March 30, 2009

The Complete Discs To Die For (to date)

Current Choices Cannonball Adderley - Somethin' Else Cannonball Adderley - Work Song Cannonball Adderley Quintet In San Francisco. Louis Armstrong's Hot 5 & 7. Louis Armstrong Plays W.C.Handy Count Basie - The Atomic Mr. Basie. (2) Bix Beiderbecke - the Singing the Blues/I'm coming Virginia session. Tony Bennett/Bill Evans "Together Again" Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album [with Days of Wine and Roses etc] Art Blakey - Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers - '' Moanin' '' Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet.: Study In Brown. Clifford Brown/Max Roach Quintet - [the one with Joy Spring, Jordu etc] Clifford Brown Joy Spring. Donald Brown - Car Tunes Don Byas/Paul Gonsalves/Ben Webster - The Three Tenors Charlie Byrd: Blues For Night People. Buck Clayton Jam Session. Ornette Coleman/Pat Metheny - Song X John Coltrane - Blue Trane Chick Corea - Light as a Feather. Miles Davis - The Complete Concert 1964 Miles Davis - Kind of Blue Miles Davis - Miles Davis Live in Europe Blossom Dearie - Blossom time at Ronnie Scott's Walt Dickerson - Tell Us Only The Beautiful Things Harry Edison, Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You? Duke Ellington: 'The Webster-Blanton Band' (3 CD set on Bluebird) Duke Ellington – Ellington at Newport ‘56 Bill Evans, Waltz for Debbie Bill Evans - With Symphony Orchestra. Ella Fitzgerald - Sings Cole Porter. Ella Fitzgerald with Ellis Larkins - Songs in a Mellow Mood. Jan Garbarek - Afric Pepperbird Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea Dizzy Gillespie - Trumpet Kings at Montreux 1975. Benny Goodman Sextet – with Cootie and Christian. Dexter Gordon - Go! The Great Jazz Trio - Someday My Prince Will Come Jim Hall/Ron Carter - 'Alone Together' Lionel Hampton/Charlie Shavers – “Just Jazz Concert” Herbie Hancock - Maiden Voyage Barry Harris Trio - Live At The Jazz Workshop Hampton Hawes Trio Volume 1 Coleman Hawkins - The Stanley Dance Sessions Coleman Hawkins-The Hawk Relaxes. Coleman Hawkins - How Deep Is the Ocean (1943) The Hot Horn Happening(Mark Nightingale, Brian Kellock Ricky Woodard,Jeff Clayton) - Live in Paris Abdullah Ibraham - The Mountain Ahmed Jamal - The Awakenung Keith Jarrett - The Melody At Night with You Eddie Jefferson - Letter from Home J.J.Johnson/Al Grey-Things Are Getting Better All The Time. Thad Jones/Mel Lewis - Potpourri Richie Kamuca/Mundell Lowe - 'Richie' Brian Kellock, Live at Henry's Stan Kenton - Artistry in Rhythm. Carol Kidd - When I dream Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Kirkatron Lambert, Hendricks and Ross! - The Hottest New Group in Jazz Humphrey Lyttelton - Triple Exposure Wynton Marsalis - Wynton Marsalis Quartet Live at Blues Alley Carmen McCrae - Carmen Sings Monk Pat Methany - Secret Story. Pat Metheny - Works Charles Mingus - Blues & Roots Charles Mingus - Ah Um (2) Charles Mingus, 'The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady' MJQ - The Last Concert Hank Mobley Quartet: Soul Station. Thelonious Monk - Criss Cross. Wes Montgomery/Johnny Griffin - 'Life at Zsubo's. Lee Morgan - The Sidewinder. James Morrison/Ray Brown - Two the Max Jelly Roll Morton Red Hot Peppers (1926 sessions - in many formats) Gerry Mulligan - Night Lights Gerry Mulligan-Presenting The Gerry Mulligan Sextet. David Murray, Morning Song Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie: Live at Massey Hall. William Parker Quartet with Leena Conquest, Raining on the Moon Joe Pass - Live at Long Beach City College Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section Oscar Peterson - Night Train Bobby Previte - Hue And Cry Freddie Redd, the Connection Joshua Redman - Elastic Django Reinhardt/Stephane Grappelli "Stars of the Hot Club". Buddy Rich - Big Swing Face Sonny Rollins, The Bridge Charlie Rouse - Yeah! Horace Silver - Song For My Father. Frank Sinatra "In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning". Muggsy Spanier – The Great 16. Steps Ahead - Smokin in the Pit Art Tatum/BenWebster Quartet - Gone with the Wind. Bobby Timmons - Here Is Bobby Timmons. Jim Tomlinson - The Lyric . Mel Torme/George Shearing The Complete Concorde Sessions. Stan Tracey - Genesis Various - The Pannasie Sessions. Ben Webster - The Quintet Sessions Ben Webster - Soulville

1 comment :

Steve Andrews said...

If I had to choose just one "Disc to Die For" it would have to be Coleman Hawkins' 1943 recording of "How Deep is the Ocean?" - Wow! For me, this sums up the sound of the tenor.....

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