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Veronica Swift: "I don't want to call myself a jazz singer anymore. I'm a singer and a storyteller.'" - (JazzTimes, December 2021)

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! --

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13837 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 56 of them this year alone and, so far, 56 this month (Jan. 16).

From This Moment On ...

January 2022

Wed 19: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Wed 19: Classic Swing @ Venue, Cramlington NE23 6UT. 1:00pm.
Wed 19: Darlington Big Band @ Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Club, Darlington. 7:00pm. Rehearsal session (open to the public).
Wed 19: Four @ The Exchange, North Shields. 7:00pm.
Wed 19: Take it to the Bridge @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:30pm.

Thu 20: Maine Street Jazzmen @ Sunniside Social Club, Gateshead. 8:30pm.
Thu 20: Tees Hot Club @ Dorman's Club, Middlesbrough. 9:00pm.

Fri 21: Emma Fisk & James Birkett @ The Lit & Phil, Newcastle. 1:00pm. POSTPONED!
Fri 21: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Fri 21: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm.
Fri 21: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms, Monkseaton. 1:00pm.
Fri 21: John Law @ Durham Cathedral. 7:30pm. £20.00. POSTPONED!
Fri 21: Dean Stockdale Quartet @ Traveller’s Rest, Darlington. 8:00pm. £8.00. Opus 4 Jazz Club.
Fri 21: Jude Murphy & Dan Stanley @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Sat 22: East Coast Swing Band @ East Bedlington Community Centre. 7:30pm. £5.00.
Sat 22: MGB @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. The Milne-Glendinning Band.

Sun 23 Vieux Carré Hot 4 @ Spanish City, Whitley Bay. 12 noon.
Sun 23: Musicians Unlimited @ South Durham Social Club, Hartlepool. 1:00pm.
Sun 23: Foundry Jazz Ensemble @ The Exchange, North Shields. 3:00pm.
Sun 23: More Jam @ The Globe, Newcastle. 3:00pm.
Sun 23: Anth Purdy: Swing Jazz Guitar @ Blues & Bourbon, Newcastle. 3:00pm.
Sun 23: Svarc Hanley Longhawn @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm. £10.00 adv., £12.00. door.

Mon 24: Jazz in the Afternoon @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Mon 24: Vels Trio @ The Cluny, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Tue 25: Jam session @ Black Swan, Newcastle. 7:30pm. House trio: Murray Wankling, Paul Grainger, King David Ike-Elechi.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

THE 2014 BRITISH JAZZ AWARDS: THE RESULTS

 Known as the Jazz Oscars, The British Jazz Awards have been presented every year since 1987 and have long been established as the most important jazz awards in this country.
A total of 53,738 votes were cast by 3822 voters, with the most votes for a winning musician in any category going to Mark Nightingale who won Best Trombone with 1423 votes.

TRUMPET
TROMBONE
CLARINET
1.      STEVE WATERMAN
1.      MARK NIGHTINGALE
1.      ALAN BARNES
2.      Enrico Tomasso
2.      Dennis Rollins
2.      Pete Long
3.      Bruce Adams
3.      Roy Williams
3.      Julian Stringle
4.      Steve Fishwick
4.      Ian Bateman
4.      Mark Crooks
5.      Freddie Gavita
5.      Mark Bassey
5.      Shabaka Hutchings



ALTO SAX
TENOR SAX
PIANO
1.      SOWETO KINCH
1.      KAREN SHARP
1.      DAVE NEWTON
2.      Pete King
2.      Simon Spillett
2.      Zoe Rahman
3.      Alan Barnes
3.      Art Themen
3.      Nikki Iles
4.      Derek Nash
4.      Robert Fowler
4.      Gareth Williams
5.      Sam Mayne
5.      Alex Garnett
5.      Reuben James



GUITAR
BASS
DRUMS
1.      JIM MULLEN
1.      ALEC DANKWORTH
1.      STEVE BROWN
2.      Martin Taylor
2.      Dave Green
2.      Seb Rochford
3.      Nigel Price
3.      Len Skeat
3.      Bobby Worth
4.      Dominic Ashworth
4.      Andrew Cleyndert
4.      Ralph Salmins
5.      Remi Harris
5.      Al Swainger
5.      Clark Tracey



MISCELLANEOUS
VOCALS
RISING STAR
1.      JIM HART [VIBRAPHONE]
1.      LIANE CARROLL
1.      REUBEN JAMES
2.      Alan Barnes [Baritone Sax]
2.      Tina May
2.      Remi Harris
3.      Chris Garrick [Violin]
3.      Claire Martin
3.      Laura Jurd
4.      Amy Roberts [Flute]
4.      Anita Wardell
4.      Alan Benzie
5.      Gareth Lockrane [Flute]
5.      Lauren Kinsella
5.      Ben Holder

BIG BAND
SMALL GROUP
1.                   BBC BIG BAND
1.              DIGBY FAIRWEATHER'S HALF DOZEN
2.                   NYJO
2.      GoGo Penguin
3.                   Back To Basie
3.      Brassjaw
4.                   Beats & Pieces
4.      Tipitina
5.                   SNJO
5.      Polar Bear


NEW CD
REISSUE CD
1.      WOODVILLE RECORDS –
MARTIN TAYLOR/ ALAN BARNES – TWO FOR THE ROAD
1.      AVID RECORDS –
STAN TRACEY – 3 CLASSIC ALBUMS
2.      Linn Records –
Claire Martin- Say It Isn't So
2.      Fresh Sound Records  –
The Jazz Makers & The Jazz Five
3.      Hep Records –
 Tina May – Divas
3.      Lake Records  –
Chris Barber - 1959-60
4.      Gondwana Records  –
 GoGo Penguin - v2.0
4.      Fresh Sound Records
Joe Harriott Quintet - Southern Horizons / Free Form / Abstract
5.      Jazizit Records  –
Derek Nash / Funkerdeen
5.      Polygram Records Joe Harriott Double Quintet, "Indo-Jazz Suite"

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Big Bear Music, PO Box 944, Birmingham, B16 8UT

Tel: 0121 454 7020 Email: admin@bigbearmusic.com

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