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Art Hirahara: "Playing with people is the most important thing to me, and not playing with people is torture." - (DownBeat August, 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".


11,772 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 912 of them this year alone and, so far, 49 this month (August 13).

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Thursday 20: Vieux Carre Jazzmen - The Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone, North Tyneside NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free. OUTDOOR gig.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Story of the Life Hereafter...

Bev Getz posted this on Facebook and, not surprisingly perhaps, Hil drew my attention to it...
The horn section of a jazz combo were killed in a tragic car accident. Arriving in heaven, God personally greeted them and asked each who they were and what they did on earth.
Sax Player: I was a tenor sax player and I made people happy with my music.
Trombone player: I was a trombone player and I taught people the love of music.
Trumpet Player: I was a trumpet player and I believe you are sitting in my chair...

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