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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.


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).

Coming soon ...

May 20: Vieux Carré Jazzmen at The Holystone (Indoors!)
May 20 Maine Street Jazzmen are back at Sunniside Social Club. 8:30pm start.
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).

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Live streaming from Jack's Place #4 - Feb. 17

Jamie Brownfield (trumpet); Andrzej Baranek (keyboards); Ed Harrison (double bass); Jack Cotterill (drums)

Indiana for starters, bright and breezy, Jamie Brownfield on a hiding to nothing taking the role of Louis Armstrong. Jack Cotterill's focus this evening was on Armstrong's Ambassador Satch album recorded during a mid-fifties European tour. Brownfield did as well as any trumpeter taking on West end BluesUndecided was decidedly swift, Cotterill on the ride cymbal, kicking it along as Louis, sorry, Jamie, blew hotter than hot, Andrzej Baranek, keyboards and bassist Ed Harrison admirably keeping up. 
A couple more before the hour was up...Irving Berlin's The Song is Ended (But the Melody Lingers On) featuring a swinging piano solo from Baranek, and to finish, to quote Cotterill, a quite mental  take on Tiger Rag. Next week (Wed 24) an hour of requests.     
Indiana; Muskrat RambleWest End BluesDardanellaUndecidedSomeday You'll Be Sorry; La Vie en RoseThe Song is EndedTiger Rag.   

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