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Bebop Spoken There

Lew Shaw (Syncopated Times' columnist): "My interest [at 95] is in classic jazz. The numbers aren't what they were 40 years ago, but I'm encouraged by the number of young musicians playing that style and the young audiences they attract." - (The Syncopated Times January 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".

Postage

12,365 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 84 of them this year alone and, so far, 84 this month (Jan. 17).

Monday January 18

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUSAN TOBOCMAN & ANDY PANAYI.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Radio Russell: A Duke, a Doctor, a Surrealist and a Welshman

Pete Long discusses Duke Ellington’s Carnegie Hall concerts (1943-1948) with Clare Teal (Radio 2, 9:00pm, Sunday 14). Jamie Cullum (Radio 2, 7:00pm, Tuesday 16) is visited by Dr John who talks about his new album inspired by Louis Armstrong. BBC Radio 4 Extra (Tuesday, 6:30pm) repeats a 1992 edition of The Tingle Factor with a surreal look at the musical choices of George Melly. Radio 3’s In Tune (Friday, 4:30 pm) invites the David Rees-Williams Trio into the studio to play a couple of numbers. And finally, Composer of the Week (Radio 3, Monday-Friday, 12 noon and 6:30pm) hears presenter Donald Macleod in conversation with a living composer! André Previn discusses his long career in classical music, Hollywood and the jazz world. Tuesday’s programme – Jazz Pianist Extraordinaire – looks at Previn’s work in the fields of jazz and popular music.       
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