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Bebop Spoken There

Raymond Chandler: “ I was walking the floor and listening to Khatchaturian working in a tractor factory. He called it a violin concerto. I called it a loose fan belt and the hell with it ". The Long Goodbye, Penguin 1959.

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".

'606' Club: "A toast to Lance Liddle of the terrific jazz blog 'Bebop Spoken Here'"

The Strictly Smokin' Big Band included Be Bop Spoken Here (sic) in their 5 Favourite Jazz Blogs.

Ann Braithwaite (Braithwaite & Katz Communications) You’re the BEST!

Holly Cooper, Mouthpiece Music: "Lance writes pull quotes like no one else!"

Simon Spillett: A lovely review from the dean of jazz bloggers, Lance Liddle...

Josh Weir: I love the writing on bebop spoken here... I think the work you are doing is amazing.

Postage

16350 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 16 years ago. 230 of them this year alone and, so far, 27 this month (April 11).

From This Moment On ...

April

Fri 12: Pete Tanton’s Chet Set @ The Old Library, Auckland Castle. 1:00pm. £8.00.
Fri 12: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm. Free.
Fri 12: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms. 1:00pm. Free.
Fri 12: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ The Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm. £5.00.
Fri 12: Katrina Miller Trio @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free. A ‘Jar on the Bar’ gig.

Sat 13: Giles Strong Quartet @ Claypath Deli, Durham. 7:00-9:00pm. £10.00.
Sat 13: Phantom Bagman + Forgetmenots @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 7:30pm.£5.00. + bf. Upstairs.
Sat 13: Rockin’ Turner Brothers @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free. A ‘Jar on the Bar’ gig. Downstairs.

Sun 14: Am Jam @ The Globe, Newcastle. 2:00pm. Free.
Sun 14: 4B @ The Ticket Office, Whitley Bay Metro Station. 3:00pm. Free.
Sun 14: Alan Law, Jude Murphy & Tim Johnston @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 7:00pm. Free. A ‘Jar on the Bar’ gig.
Sun 14: JazzMain @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Mon 15: Dave Newton @ Yamaha Music School, Seaforth St., Blyth NE24 1AY. 1:00 - 1:45pm. £8.00. + bf. Newton, solo piano.
Mon 15: Harmony Brass @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm. Free.
Mon 15: Hideout @ Cluny 2, Newcastle. 7:00pm. £7.50 + £1.33 bf. Feat. Sleep Suppressor + Flat Moon.
Mon 15: Russ Morgan Quartet @ The Black Bull, Blaydon. 8:00pm. £8.00.

Tue 16: The Horne Section’s Hit Show @ Middlesbrough Town Hall. 7:30pm.
Tue 16: Jam session @ The Black Swan, Newcastle. 7:30pm. Free. House trio: Bradley Johnston, Paul Grainger, Bailey Rudd.

Wed 17: Bailey Rudd (Minor Recital) @ The Music Studios, Haymarket Lane, Newcastle University. 11:40am. Bailey Rudd (drums). Open to the public.
Wed 17: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm. Free.
Wed 17: Darlington Big Band @ Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Social Club, Darlington. 7:00pm. Free. Rehearsal session (open to the public).
Wed 17: The Horne Section’s Hit Show @ The Gala, Durham. 7:30pm. SOLD OUT!
Wed 17: Take it to the Bridge @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:30pm. Free.

Thu 18: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Holystone, Whitley Road, North Tyneside. 1:00pm. Free.
Thu 18: NONUNONU @ Elder Beer Café, Chillingham Road, Newcastle. 7:30pm.
Thu 18: Knats @ Hoochie Coochie, Newcastle. 8:00pm (doors 7:30pm). £8.00. + bf. Support act TBC.
Thu 18: Merlin Roxby @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free. A ‘Jar on the Bar’ gig. Ragtime piano.
Thu 18: Tees Hot Club @ Dorman’s Club, Middlesbrough. 8:30pm. Guest band night with Just Friends: Ian Bosworth (guitar); Donna Hewitt (sax); Dave Archbold (keys); Ron Smith (bass); Mark Hawkins (drums).

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Photo Caption Competition

What is trumpeter, Fred Rowe (light waistcoat) thinking? 
ENTRIES NOW CLOSED! THE JUDGES ARE OUT!
The winner gets Free Admission  Plus a Pint of Real Ale or a large Glass of Wine if they come along to The Vieux Carré Jazzmen's Summer Barbecue at The Millstone, Haddricks Mill Road, South Gosforth on Thursday evening (August 23) at 7.00pm. 
Brian B.


10 comments :

Bixieland said...

"Keep an eye out Brian, while I chuck this onto the barbecue"

Ray Harley said...

Will someone hurry and light this barbecue!

George W said...

Drums next - then we will have only musicians in the band.

creole2 said...

I wonder if Miles Davis had the same problems as me with his banjo player !
Bixieland

Raymond Newton said...



Should I reveal: The ingnited flame

Gordon Sol said...

"I'm so tempted."

CCJAZZMEN said...

Shame, I left my lighter at home !!

dave kerrr said...

"I'm Begining To See The Light"

or alternatvely

"Encinerating with Some Barbeque"

Dave Kerr

Off-line comments said...

Allan Greenwood said:
Do I really want a barbecued Banjo?

Don Armstrong said:
Did I leave my trumpet at the Crescent Club yesterday?

Ian Huntly said:
Well, Barbecue my banjo!

Derek Coltherd said:
Has anybody got a match?

Mal Lumsden said:
If he squirts me with that carnation one more time...

Danny McTavey said:
Quick, where's the bloody fire lighters!

Alice Fleck said:
Ahh, here comes the lorry with the rest of the banjos!

Peter Dixon said:
I wonder if we can barbecue this banjo before the rain starts?

Carol Marr said:
I bet Satchmo never had to hang around at cold English barbies like this

Norman Tindall said:
Why should I bother when Brian's just eyeing-up the birds

Tien K Khoo said:
C'mon baby light my fire!

Ian Wallace said:
I knew Brian was a smokin’ hot banjo player, but...

Connie Oliver said:
The banjo, brown or white with saucy sweet chilli?

John Broddle said:
Quick! Get this barbie going. Banjo burgers ready soon

bill walton said...

i wish i could remember why i used to chat young girls up.

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