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Bebop Spoken There

Brian Carrick: "I contacted Max Jones of Melody Maker and offered to be his correspondent in the States, but I should have done what Ken Colyer had done, get a job on a ship and then jump ship in the States. So I didn't make it [to New Orleans] till 1973." - (Just Jazz May 1999)


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".


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.


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.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Pope to visit Leeds

December in Leeds may not have quite the same ring to it as April in Paris or Autumn in New York but, nevertheless, there are some interesting chestnuts about to blossom in that fair city.

Of particular local interest, is a duo concert by the ubiquitous John Pope. The Tyneside bassist has teamed up with trumpet player Kim Macari for what is described as an ”improv/spoken word/electronic performance”

Full details of this and other concerts can be found here.
Thanks to Steve Crocker for the info.

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