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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.

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13,191 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 610 of them this year alone and, so far, 18 this month (May 4).

2021 APPJAG (All Party Parliamentary Jazz Appreciation Group)

Coming soon ...



May 6: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone. (CANCELLED!).

May 13: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone (weather permitting).
May 20 Maine Street Jazzmen are back at Sunniside Social Club.
May 23: Vieux Carré Hot Four are back at The Spanish City.

June 21: Jazz in the Afternoon are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club. (Revised date).
June 23: Vieux Carré Jazzmen are back at Cullercoats Crescent Club. (Revised date).

Friday, February 07, 2020

Valentine's Day in Berwick with the Tenement Jazz Band

(Preview by Russell)
The Maltings Theatre and Cinema in Berwick is the place to be on Valentine's Day. A band formed just over two years ago will be making a welcome return visit to the Eastern Lane venue with a new album on the horizon. The Tenement Jazz Band started gigging at the turn of the year - that was 2018 - and now, with a critically acclaimed EP and countless festival and club appearances behind them, the boys from Edinburgh wil be looking to play to a capacity audience in the Henry Travers Studio space. 


New Orleans Wiggle is a remarkably good debut recording with one reservation - as an EP it's too short! Fans of the band will be counting down the days to the July release of a full-length album. Meanwhile in Berwick on Friday 14 February (that's Valentine's Day) the five piece Tenement Jazz Band will invite the audience to pull up a chair to listen to some New Orleans inspired numbers - some instantly recognisable, some perhaps a little less familiar, all performed with panache. To secure your Valentine's Day treat contact the Maltings Theatre & Cinema on 01289 330999. Tickets £14 (£11 concs.).  
Russell 

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