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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" - - New Musical Express, 16-9-1949.

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

13,508 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 926 of them this year alone and, so far, 90 this month (July 27).

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).

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Paul Edis @ The Lubetkin Theatre - September 5

County Durham correspondent Tony Eales reports encouraging numbers turned out for today's inaugural lunchtime concert at East Durham College. 
From the stage of the Lubetkin Theatre (named after Berthold Lubetkin, the man responsible for the original post-war master-plan for the new town of Peterlee) Emma Fisk introduced pianist Paul Edis who played a one-hour solo piano set. 
Eales noted one or two of Edis' compositions, a few standards and, this is becoming a habit (and a welcome one at that), Dr Edis sang a couple of songs including It's Only a Paper Moon. More, please, Dr Edis! 
There will be more 'Jazz at the Lubetkin' on Wednesday, October 3 at one o'clock when violinist Fisk herself will play the music of Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang in a duo with master guitarist James Birkett.
Russell.    

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