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Bebop Spoken There

Brian Carrick: "I contacted Max Jones of Melody Maker and offered to be his correspondent in the States, but I should have done what Ken Colyer had done, get a job on a ship and then jump ship in the States. So I didn't make it [to New Orleans] till 1973." - (Just Jazz May 1999)

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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".

COVID-19

In the current climate we are doing our best to keep everyone up to date. All gigs, as we all know, are off.

However, good old YouTube has plenty to offer both old and new to help us survive whilst housebound. Plus now is a good time to stock up on your CDs.

Also, keep an eye out for live streaming sessions.

Alternatively, you could do as they do in Italy and sing from your balcony.

Today

As we all know there are no live gigs taking place in the immediate future. However, any links to jazz streaming that are deemed suitable - i.e. with a professional approach - will be considered for posting.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Glaswegian Hoochie Coochie Men

In January Hoochie Coochie will welcome back the James Taylor Quartet. As a foretaste, tune in to Jazz Line-Up tomorrow (Saturday) at five o’clock to hear the band in concert at this year’s Glasgow Jazz Festival and Sebastian Scotney reports from Birmingham on the jazz  scene in England’s second city. Also on Radio 3 (midnight Saturday), John Coltrane is in the spotlight on Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz.
Paul Jones (Monday, Radio 2, 7:00pm) should be a good one. Renowned label boss Mike Vernon will be in the studio to play – yes, play – some blues! At eleven o’clock Jazz on 3 over on Radio 3 celebrates fifty years of the AACM. And on Wednesday’s Front Row on Radio 4 (7:15pm) there’s an item on Wynton Marsalis’ violin concerto written especially for Nicola Bendetti. And on BBC2, Wednesday 11:15pm, Len Goodman’s Dancing Feet: the British Ballroom Story is a swift repeat of a programme first broadcast on BBC 4 that takes a look at the heyday of ballroom dancing.
Russell.   

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