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Bebop Spoken There

Tina May: "It's a broad umbrella, jazz, but to me there has to be improvisation. If that's not there, to me, it's not really jazz." - (Jazzwise March 2021)

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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".

'606' Club: "A toast to Lance Liddle of the terrific jazz blog 'Bebop Spoken Here'"

The Strictly Smokin' Big Band included Be Bop Spoken Here (sic) in their 5 Favourite Jazz Blogs.

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13,132 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 551 of them this year alone and, so far, 106 this month (April 22).

Coming soon ...

April 29: Vieux Carré Jazzmen are back at The Holystone.

May 20 Maine Street Jazzmen are back at Sunniside Social Club.
May 23: Vieux Carré Hot Four are back at The Spanish City.

June 2: Vieux Carré Jazzmen are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club.
June 7: Jazz in the Afternoon are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Maine Street Jazzmen @ Rosie's (Rosie Malone's, South Shields.) - Episode 65.

Olive Rudd (vcl), Herbie Hudson (tmb/hca/vcl), Jim McBriarty (clt), Malcolm Armstrong (pno), Alan Rudd (bs), Mike Humble (dms).
There are times - when Herbie blows harp - that these boys are just about as good a Blues Band as they are a Dixieland outfit. Such a time was on See See Rider when Herbie stretched his Hohner 270 to the limits. On the same number, he did similar things to his vocal chords backed up by Mr Barrel-house himself Malcolm Armstrong. Jim blew some gutsy clarinet but this was one number where he should have had his tenor sax in the back pocket.
Olive Shimmied like her Sister Kate and it wasn't wishful thinking. But Jeepers Creepers! She's Locked Her Heart and Threw Away the Key again. You've got the picture - another good day at the office.
Lance.

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