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Bebop Spoken There

Randy Brecker: "It's still a thrill for me today to stand out front of a big band as the soloist and hear all that sound going on behind you. It brings the best out of me" - (DownBeat June 2019).

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2019 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

The voting is open between now and May 31 to enable site visitors to nominate their choices in the various categories of this year's APPJAG awards which can be done here.
BSH was very proud to be nominated and to win the 2018 Media Award and hope we can have your support again this year.

Today Monday May 20

Afternoon

Jazz

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

Evening

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Saturday, January 21, 2012

RIP Johnny Otis

Drummer and bandleader Johnny Otis died January 17 aged 90. Although remembered mainly for Rock amd Roll hits such as Willie and the Hand Jive his roots were in jazz as this version of Harlem Nocturne indicates.
Otis gave gave Etta James her big break and, ironically, Etta died yesterday.
Rest in peace.
Obituary.
Lance.

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