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Bebop Spoken There

Walter Trout: "I don't know why John Mayall put up with me for so long. But I've been sober for 32 years now, not a beer nor a joint," - (Blues Matters! Aug/Sep 2020)

Teddy Wilson: "Mildred Bailey was a much better singer than Billie [Holiday]." - (DownBeat August, 2020)


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".


11,740 (and counting) posts since we started blogging just over 12 years ago. 880 of them this year alone and, so far, 17 this month (August 4).

Coming soon ...


Thursday 6: Vieux Carre Jazzmen - The Holystone, Whitley Road, Holystone, North Tyneside NE27 0DA. Tel: 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free. OUTDOOR gig.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Proper crowdfunding on Northumberland Street - August 28

Bagging the prime pitch outside of Fenwick's, Proper Buzzin' set about raising a few quid - perhaps a recording session is in the offing. Katy Trigger in pink shorts (see photo) gave 'Showtime' David Gray a run for his money in the natty summer attire stakes as the entertaining trio won applause from shoppers munching on sausage rolls ('proper' or vegan) as pennies from heavenly passers-by helped swell the coffers.  

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