Total Pageviews

Bebop Spoken There

Chris Higginbottom: "For me, I'm always happiest after a day of practice and a good gig (remember those?)." - (Jazzwise July 2020)

Johnny Mandel: "You know something? Any time you add horns to a rock rhythm section, it's going to sound like Blood, Sweat and Tears - and there's no way around it." - (Crescendo March 1970).

Dave Rempis:Ten years from now, I can see musicians streaming concerts in real time and charging a minimal amount for people to watch.” - (DownBeat September 2013)

Archive.

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

11,600 (and counting) posts since we started blogging just over 12 years ago. 735 of them this year alone and, so far, 3 this month (July 1).

Today

As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Saturday, February 27, 2010

Anybody looking for a drummer?

Great Blog. Really good to see how popular jazz is in the North East. My name is Dan, and I am writing to ask if you know of any regular open mic/jam sessions around the Newcastle area? I've been playing the Drums for 4 years now, and was quite disappointed that the Sage seem to have chosen not to have a jam session slot at this years Jazz Festival - I sat in last year and I am trying to find somewhere to play with some new musicians. I'm really keen to put a band together or play in other scenarios really. Contact me: daniel.reed@newcastle.ac.uk I'm 19 from the Newcastle area. Last year, I played at the Jazz jam session at The Sage with Dave Weisser and received a review in your blog about it. I am the Dan of that afternoon, and thank you also for the review. http://lance-bebopspokenhere.blogspot.com/2009/03/saturday-afternoon-at-gateshead-jazz.html Dan Reed.

1 comment :

Tom Medhurst said...

Such a shame; we are desperately looking for a jazz drummer in Berkshire! Shame you're not from the south!!

Blog Archive