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Bebop Spoken There

Frank Zappa: “Those kids [US students] wouldn't know music if it came up and bit 'em on the ass.” – (DownBeat October 3, 1969).

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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".

Today Monday February 17

Afternoon

Jazz

Jazz in the Afternoon - Cullercoats Crescent Club, 1 Hudleston, Cullercoats NE30 4QS. Tel: 0191 253 0242. 1:00pm. Free admission.

Evening

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Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Drumming Mentor Freddie Gruber Passes

Okay so I hadn't heard Freddie Gruber play but I knew of his reputation as a drum guru (teacher/tutor somehow seems inadequate) and going by the various on-line tributes he was quite a guy. Modern Drummer says it all here - Drumming Mentor Freddie Gruber Passes - but I love this YouTube clip.
Freddie was 84. RIP.
Lance.

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