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Bebop Spoken There

Jennifer Wharton: "People forget that the trombone is so glorious. It can be like going to church, or getting ready for battle. It can be a lot of things....For a longtime I was the only female trombonist in New York," - (DownBeat May 2021)

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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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13,218 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 13 years ago. 637 of them this year alone and, so far, 45 this month (May 11).

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May 13: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone (weather, unfortunately, not permitting). CANCELLED!

May 20: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone (Indoors!)
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).

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Sonny Clark Podcast

Jazz pianist and teacher Nick Tomalin, along with fellow pianist Simon Whiteside, has launched a new jazz podcast series called 2-5-1, Two pianists, Five Podcasts, One subject.

Their first subject is the jazz pianist Sonny Clark who, as readers of BSH's nightly Blue Note post will know recorded extensively for the label (and is the pianist on the Dexter Gordon album Go! which was last night's choice). 

Tomalin and Whiteside talk about his life, as well as examining his work in more detail both as a sideman and leader. They will also speak a bit more about his musical style with the help of some transcriptions they've done.

So far, two episodes of the podcast have been recorded and released  to hear them, here is the link.
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