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Bebop Spoken There

Maurice J. Summerfield: "Over dinner one night Barney [Kessel] told me about his seminar The Effective Guitarist, and in 1972 my company presented the first of twelve annual UK seminars in Newcastle upon Tyne." - (Just Jazz Guitar, September 1997)

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".

'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!

Holly Cooper, Mouthpiece Music: "Lance writes pull quotes like no one else!"

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15087 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 15 years ago. 106 of them this year alone and, so far, 4 this month (Feb. 1).

From This Moment On ...

February

Sat 04: Alligator Gumbo @ St Augustine's Parish Centre, Darlington. 12:30pm.
Sat 04: Play Jazz! workshop @ The Globe, Newcastle. 1:30pm. Tutor: John Pope - Up Your Rhythm Game. £25.00. Enrol at: www.jazz.coop.
Sat 04: King Bees @ Grainger Market, Newcastle. 6:30pm (doors). Live music, comedy, DJs, food stalls. £10.00. advance, £15.00. on the door. Blues band King Bees on stage 9:45-11:15pm. A Great Market Caper event.
Sat 04: Jives Aces @ The Witham, Barnard Castle. 7:30pm.
Sat 04: Renegade Brass Band @ The Cluny, Newcastle. 7:30pm (doors).
Sat 04: Rendezvous Jazz @ Red Lion, Earsdon. 8:00pm. £3.00.

Sun 05 Vieux Carré Hot 4 @ Spanish City, Whitley Bay. 12 noon.
Sun 05: Rivkala @ Cumberland Arms, Newcastle. 6:00pm.
Sun 05: Jive Aces @ Fire Station, Sunderland. 7:30pm.
Sun 05: Dale Storr @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Sun 05: Jam No.13 @ Fabio's, Saddler St., Durham. Free. Durham University Jazz Society jam session. All welcome (students & non-students alike).

Mon 06: Harmony Brass @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.

Tue 07: Jam session @ Black Swan, Newcastle Arts Centre. 7:30pm. House trio: Alan Law (piano); Paul Grainger (double bass); Rob Walker (drums). Jam session reverts to a first & third Tuesday in the month schedule.

Wed 08: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Wed 08: Jam session @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 1:00pm. Free. TBC.
Wed 08: Darlington Big Band @ Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Social Club, Darlington. 7:00pm. Rehearsal session (open to the public).
Wed 08: 4B @ The Exchange, North Shields. 7:00pm.
Wed 08: Take it to the Bridge @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:30pm.

Thu 09: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Holystone, Whitley Road, North Tyneside. 4:00pm (this week only). Free.
Thu 09: Indigo Jazz Voices @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:45pm. £5.00.
Thu 09: Tees Hot Club @ Dorman's Club, Middlesbrough. 9:00pm.

Fri 10: Alan Barnes w Dean Stockdale Trio @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall. 1:00pm. £7.00. SOLD OUT!
Fri 10: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Fri 10: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm. £5.00.
Fri 10: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms, Monkseaton. 1:00pm.
Fri 10: Alan Barnes w Dean Stockdale Trio @ Traveller's Rest, Darlington. 8:00pm. £12.00.

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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