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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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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 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, March 27, 2021

More on J.B. Lenoir & Lightnin' Hopkins @ KSTV

Marcus Bonfanti (guitar/vocal); Jalen N'Gonda (piano/vocal); Daisy George (bass); Luca Caruso (drums).

(Screenshots by Ken Drew)

Very much blues and quite a refreshing change for a laid-back Friday night! The songs (despite the repetitive words)  were so heartfelt as borne out by both singers’ voices.  In fact each of their voices, and virtually every note,  were seeping with a blues feel.  The slower ballad-like tunes were startling in their simplicity and their impact. Excellent session, and a nice alternative to the usual jazz offerings. Ken D

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