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Bebop Spoken There

Gil Goldstein: "The first three days I was in Florida, I heard Jaco Pastorius play at a club in Fort Lauderdale, and then I heard Pat [Metheny] play in a class on jazz composition. My whole experience of the world changed in those three days." - (DownBeat, March 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.

Rupert Burley (Dynamic Agency): "BSH just goes from strength to strength".

Today Wednesday February 26


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.

Darlington Big Band - Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Social Club, Longfield Road, Darlington DL£ 0HX. Tel: 01325 380401. 8:00pm. Free.

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, March 22, 2010

Happy 80th Birthday Stephen Sondheim

Okay so maybe it's not jazz but, sometime, when you have a spare minute, play & listen to the lyrics of " Everybody ought to have a maid" It is a number from " A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum" this is sheer genius, tongue in cheek suggestive stuff...long live SS. He is composer of the week on Radio 3 starting today at midday until Friday, 5x 1 hour progs repeated at 10pm each eve.
Happy birthday.


Lance said...

You also, I recall, mentioned Daryl Sherman's take on Sondheim's "Do I Hear a Waltz".

shepherdlass said...

My personal favourite is "Can that boy f.....oxtrot"

Lance said...

Love the line...
"An imitation Hitler only littler...