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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".

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12,393 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 112 of them this year alone and, so far, 112 this month (Jan. 23).

Friday, January 01, 2021

Farewell Blues

Sadly, three more jazz musicians have left us. French pianist, composer Claude Bolling; American pianist and longtime member of the Maria Schneider Orchestra, Frank Kimbrough and Eugene Wright, bassist with the classic Dave Brubeck Quartet.

Click on the links below for their obituaries.

All made major contributions to jazz and, in Bolling's case, beyond. All will be sadly missed. May they REST IN PEACE.

Lance

Dec. 29: Claude Bolling, 90.

Dec. 30: Frank Kimbrough, 64.

Dec. 30: Eugene Wright, 97.

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