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Bebop Spoken There

Wynton Marsalis: "We haven't had anything like this [The Late Late Show] in New York for over 20 years. " - (Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club , January/February 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 Wednesday January 29


Vieux Carré Jazzmen - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free.


Take it to the Bridge - The Globe, Railway Street, Newcastle NE4 7AD. 7:30pm. £1.00.

Blues/Soul/Funk etc.

Moonshine Sessions - Billy Bootleggers, Nelson St, Newcastle NE1 5AN. 8:30pm. Free.

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

Monday, October 12, 2009

A Tale of Misspent Youth

I was sitting in the pub after one of the free jazz gigs when Dave Clarke (D.Clarke of the Parish of Jazz North East) regaled all present with the story of how, in his youth, he and a friend hitch-hiked from Nottingham to Skegness to be at that unmissable concert featuring the one and only... Acker Bilk! Hoots of laughter eventually subsided whereupon I said 'I'll blog that one'. I resisted considerable sums of money not to disclose such potentially damaging information. I say 'Publish and be damned!'

1 comment :

Lance said...

I'd just like to thank Russell, our man on the inside at the On The Outside Festival for his reports.
Three days of almost nonstop music and beer was service above and beyond the call of duty.
Thank you Russell - next assignment Acker Bilk (What are you like on Scrumpy?)