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Bebop Spoken There

Clare Teal: "If you're brought up in a working-class family, you haven't got money for records so everything you get hold of, you treasure, learn to love, and I loved those Ella tapes." - (Radio Times 23-29 January 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".


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).

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Film preview: One Night in Miami

Regina King's directorial debut One Night in Miami imagines a 1964 meeting between political activist Malcolm X, newly crowned heavyweight boxing champion of the world Cassius Clay, NFL star and budding actor Jim Brown, and soul singer Sam Cooke. 

The gathering is, ostensibly, to celebrate Clay's achievement, Malcolm X has other ideas. The soundtrack is by Jazz Messengers' alumnus Terence Blanchard. One Night in Miami is available from tomorrow (Friday 15) on Amazon Prime.

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