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Bebop Spoken There

Ethan Iverson: "I asked Bertha [Hope] if she ever used the word "contrafact" to describe the process of writing new tunes over old changes, and she replied, "Of course not. The only people who used that word went to a university to learn about jazz."" - (Jazz Times March 2020).

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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".

COFID- 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.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Roll on 2020

This coming October (11) sees the 100th anniversary of the birth of drummer Art Blakey. October (16) is also when he passed away 29 years ago. Needless to say, such a centennial is being remembered by a number of bands worldwide on record, on tour and, in this case, both.

Gaz Hughes has put together a line-up to die for - one that will surely do justice to Abdullah Ibn Buhaina (Art Blakey's adopted Muslim name).

As the above list of dates shows, the band are at Gosforth Civic Theatre on February 20 next year, put it in your diary now!
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CD Review to follow when available.

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