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Bebop Spoken There

Steve Race: "The personnel is different, notably in the inclusion of Ben Webster, always, to my mind, a rather half-hearted tenor player"

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.

Postage

13,490 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 908 of them this year alone and, so far, 72 this month (July 23).

From This Moment On

Wed 28: Ragtime Rewind Swing Band @ Assembly Rooms, 40 North Bailey, Durham DH1 3ET. 9:20pm. £8.00. A Durham Fringe Festival event (www.durhamfringe.co.uk).

Thu 29: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Holystone North Tyneside. 1:00pm.

Thu 29: Maine Street Jazzmen @ Sunniside Social Club, Gateshead. 8:30pm.

Sat 31: Lindsay Hannon @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Lindsay previews new, original material.

Sat 31: jaktar + Johnny Richards @ Lit & Phil, Newcastle. 8:00pm. JNE promotion.

August

Sun 01: Vieux Carre Hot 4 @ Spanish City, Whitley Bay. 12 noon.

Sun 01: Jeffrey Hewer Quartet @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Leeds College of Music graduate guitarist (Masters, Jazz Performance & Composition).

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Listen to the Epic (Hype?)

BBC Music Jazz, the digital pop-up radio station on air during last year’s London Jazz Festival, featured a live broadcast of Kamasi Washington’s much anticipated concert. Today (Saturday) Julian Joseph replays the event on Jazz Line-Up (Radio 3, 5:00pm). Tune in and judge for yourself – real deal or no deal? At midnight the ‘real deal’ Wes Montgomery is the subject of Geoffrey Smith’s Jazz, also on Radio 3.
Dave and Judith O’Higgins are guests of Clare Teal at 9:00pm, Sunday over on Radio 2. Retune to Jazz on 3 Radio 3 at 11:00pm on Monday to hear more from the London Jazz Festival as Jez Nelson introduces American trumpeter Christian Scott.            
Russell.

1 comment :

John Pope (on F/b) said...

Kamasi is fantastic.

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