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Bebop Spoken There

Sting: "I wrote that song [Roxanne], it was originally a bossa nova". - (Stewart Copeland's Adventures in Music BBC 4, 17 January 2020)


The Things They Say!

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

Today Tuesday January 21



Classic Swing - The Ship Inn, Front Street, Monkseaton NE25 8DP. Tel: 0191 251 3677. 1:00pm. Free.

Cancelled - room being decorated back on Jan. 28.



Air4ce - Cluny 2, Lime St., Newcastle NE1 2PQ. Tel: 0191 230 4474. Doors 7:30pm. £8.00. Ginger Baker tribute featuring regional jazz & blues musicians.

Acoustic Infusion with the Mighty Horns - Forum Music Centre, Borough Road, Darlington DL1 1SG. Tel: 01325 363135. 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm). £5.00.

Blues/Soul/Folk etc.


To the best of our knowledge, details of the above events are correct but may be subject to alteration.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Memories from Mal Maddock

I have to say what a great blog this is......So many names that mean so much to me........Willie Payne!.....I did a residency with Willie at the Estoril Restaurant in Tynemouth.....What a player...... Nigel Stanger......Spent some time with Nigel & Germaine.....Such beautiful music..... Bill Golding....Another one off unique Saxophonist that I had the pleasure of working with early in my career...... Alan explosive band with great tunes...... Mal Maddock
(I felt this was worthy of a seperate post rather than a comment - Lance.)

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