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Bebop Spoken There

Adam O'Farrill: "Right now in my life, I don't see music as the be-all and end-all." - (DownBeat November 2020).

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".


12,176 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 1315 of them this year alone and, so far, 18 this month (Dec. 5).

Remembering ...

Roland Kirk died on Dec. 5, 1977.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Goodman v Krupa

Back in the 1930s the swing bands didn't just duke it out at the Savoy Ballroom but sometimes swapped their horns for baseball bats as shown in this clip from an article that first appeared in the June 1938 issue of Down Beat (back then it was two words).


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