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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.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Blowin' at the Beeb

Ten days from now (Saturday August 17) Tyne Bank Brewery will reverberate to the sounds of the 2019 Newcastle Jazz Festival. Tyneside's jazz fans know all about it but every last bit of publicity is to be welcomed and promoter Michael Lamb (pictured) wasn't going to look a gift horse in the mouth when BBC Newcastle offered him the chance to talk about the event live on air.
At eight o'clock last night in the company of Strictly Smokin' Big Band vocalist Alice Grace, Lamb (Strictly Smokin' MD) chatted to programme host Tamsin Robson about the forthcoming one day jazz festival on Walker Road, Newcastle. The Evening Show ('Bringing you the best the North East has to offer') is available via the Beeb's online 'listen again' facility for another 29 days at: www.bbc.co.uk/bbcnewcastle. For full details of the Newcastle Jazz Festival and how to get your hands on one of the few remaining tickets visit: www.newcastlejazzfestival.co.uk
Russell

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