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Bebop Spoken There

John McDonough (reviewing Bright Red Dog’s In Vivo): “When you improvise on nothing, that’s what you get”. - DownBeat August 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".

'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.

Postage

13,508 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 926 of them this year alone and, so far, 90 this month (July 27).

From This Moment On

Thu 29: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Holystone North Tyneside. 1:00pm.

Thu 29: Maine Street Jazzmen @ Sunniside Social Club, Gateshead. 8:30pm.

Sat 31: Lindsay Hannon @ Prohibition Bar, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Lindsay previews new, original material.

Sat 31: jakTar + Johnny Richards @ Lit & Phil, Newcastle. 8:00pm. JNE promotion.

August

Sun 01: Vieux Carre Hot 4 @ Spanish City, Whitley Bay. 12 noon.

Sun 01: Jeffrey Hewer Quartet @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Leeds College of Music graduate guitarist (Masters, Jazz Performance & Composition).

Friday, April 24, 2020

Abbie Finn to top the bill at Billy's!

In compiling a preview of this year's Newcastle Jazz Festival (Aug 13-16) a top-of-the-bill gig featuring the Abbie Finn Trio somehow or other failed to get a mention. This could be due to the writer's incompetence or incompetence fuelled by several bottles of McEwan's Champion Ale (7.3% ABV, Your Honour). 

In an attempt to make amends for this omission, please make a note of the date, time and venue...Sunday 16 August, four o'clock at Billy Bootlegger's, Nelson St, Newcastle. It's a free admission gig (as are all gigs at Billy's), it's a one hour special featuring the fabulous Abbie Finn Trio (Abbie, drums, Harry Keeble, tenor sax, Paul Grainger, bass) which will give you an hour or so to amble round to the Tyneside Cinema to watch Geordie Jazz Man at six o'clock.    
Russell

1 comment :

Steve T said...

Possibly bad news for the festival. The Southport festival sceduled for january has been postponed.

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