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Bebop Spoken There

Sonny Rollins: "It's too frustrating to listen to music when I can't participate fully as I once did in my life ." - (Jazzwise Dec 2020/Jan 2021)

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".

Monday November 23

HAPPY BIRTHDAY RON AINSBOROUGH & JORDAN ALFONSO.

Postage

12,116 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 1256 of them this year alone and, so far, 98 this month (Nov. 22).

Friday, October 29, 2010

A Message From Mike Durham

Dear jazz-lover: next Friday is Bonfire Night of course, but if you fancy some musical fireworks instead of the pyrotechnic variety, get along to the Saville Exchange to see British Jazz Award trumpeter Rico Tomasso with the Swing City Trio (8.00pm, £11/concessions £10). Rico plays wonderful, Armstrong-inspired trumpet and will be swinging mightily on jazz standards and ballads from the twenties and thirties, more than ably backed by Steve Andrews on tenor sax and clarinet, Roly Veitch on guitar and a few vocals and Roy Cansdale on bass. A sensation on their last North East appearance at the Trinity Centre (a sell-out), Rico and the trio are a must-see and I can't recommend them too highly for a supremely entertaining evening - guaranteed to go with a bang!
Mike.

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