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Bebop Spoken There

Walter Trout: "I don't know why John Mayall put up with me for so long. But I've been sober for 32 years now, not a beer nor a joint," - (Blues Matters! Aug/Sep 2020)

Teddy Wilson: "Mildred Bailey was a much better singer than Billie [Holiday]." - (DownBeat August, 2020)

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Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

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11,740 (and counting) posts since we started blogging just over 12 years ago. 880 of them this year alone and, so far, 17 this month (August 4).

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August

Thursday 6: Vieux Carre Jazzmen - The Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone, North Tyneside NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free. OUTDOOR gig.

Friday, October 15, 2010

More Discs To Die For.

Here is my belated selection of "Discs To die for"; 1. Mezzrow-Bechet Quintet "Really the Blues" 2. Artie Shaw "The Swinging Big Bands (1938/1945) 3. Benny Goodman "The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert" 4. Chet Baker-Art Pepper "The Route" 5. Gerry Mulligan "The Original Quartet & Tentette" Charles Cragg.

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