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Bebop Spoken There

Ethan Iverson: "Oscar Peterson famously said that Bud [Powell] played just too many wrong notes. He was really critical of Bud as a player, which I think is not right." - (DownBeat March 2021)

Archive quotes.

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'"

Postage

12,557 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 276 of them this year alone and, so far, 127 this month (Feb. 28).

Tuesday March 2

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOHN FORSTER & CAROLINE STEPHEN

Sunday, March 16, 2014

RIP Iola Brubeck and Med Flory

Iola Brubeck - wife of the late Dave Brubeck - died on March 12 aged 90. Iola. Among other things, Iola contributed the lyric to perhaps her husband's most famous ballad. In Your Own Sweet Way.
RIP.
On the same day, altoist and actor Med Flory died aged 87. Flory, best known for his work with the legendary Supersax who specialised in transcribing Charlie Parker solos for a five piece sax section, also made many TV appearances in such shows as Maverick and Route 66.
RIP.
Obituary.
Lance.

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