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Bebop Spoken There

Dominique Eade: "If individual parts are being given to other instrumentalists, singers should also be given their own notated part." - (DownBeat 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".

Postage

12,344 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 63 of them this year alone and, so far, 63 this month (Jan. 13).

Saturday January 16

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARLENE LIDDLE & PAUL GOWLAND

Monday, February 02, 2009

Hank Crawford R.I.P

The alumni of the Ray Charles Band are dropping like flies as yet another one hits the road - Jack. Hank Crawford was the archtypal Ray Charles alto man. He could wail with the best of them; he could also blow hard bop and, like fellow recent departee David 'Fathead' Newman, made some soulful discs for Atlantic Records. On this clip he is introduced by David Sanborn whom Hank is said to have influenced. He died end of January age 74. Obit.

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