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Bebop Spoken There

Greg Abate: "So many sounds are ugly now. There are no harmonics, no chords. What do people hear these days? Why do things have to change from that good music?" (JazzTimes June/July 2022)

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.
Ann Braithwaite (Braithwaite & Katz Communications) You’re the BEST! -- Holly Cooper:"Lance writes pull quotes like no one else!"

Postage

14378 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 14 years ago. 597 of them this year alone and, so far, 2 this month (July 2).

From This Moment On ...

July

Mon 04: Jazz in the Afternoon @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.

Wed 06: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Wed 06: Michael Bublé @ Durham County Cricket Club, Chester le Street. Doors: 5:00pm.
Wed 06: Darlington Big Band @ Darlington & Simpson Rolling Mills Club, Darlington. 7:00pm. Rehearsal session (open to the public).
Wed 06: 4B @ The Exchange, North Shields. 7:00pm.
Wed 06: Take it to the Bridge @ The Globe, Newcastle. 7:30pm.

Thu 07: Vieux Carré Jazzmen @ The Holystone, North Tyneside. 1:00pm.
Thu 07: Gateshead Jazz Appreciation Society @ Gateshead Central Library. 3:00-5:00pm. £1.00. All welcome.
Thu 07: Lara Jones + Echo Juliet @ Cobalt Studios, Newcastle. 7:00pm.
Thu 07: Thursday Night Prayer Meeting @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm. Free admission (donations).
Thu 07: Maine Street Jazzmen @ Sunniside Social Club, Gateshead. 8:30pm.
Thu 07: Tees Hot Club @ Dorman’s Club, Middlesbrough. 9:00pm.

Fri 08: Alex Clarke Quartet @ Bishop Auckland Town Hall. 1:00pm. £7.00.
Fri 08: Classic Swing @ Cullercoats Crescent Club. 1:00pm.
Fri 08: New Orleans Preservation Jazz Band @ Oxbridge Hotel, Stockton. 1:00pm. £5.00.
Fri 08: Rendezvous Jazz @ The Monkseaton Arms, Monkseaton. 1:00pm.

Sat 09: Jazz Stage @ Mouth of the Tyne Festival: Zoë Gilby Duo (12 noon); Vieux Carré Jazzmen (1:35pm); Harmony Brass (3:10pm); Ruth Lambert Quartet (4:40pm). Outdoor stage adjacent to Tynemouth Priory.

Sun 10: Tusk X Yeah You @ Live Theatre, Newcastle. 12 noon. £10.00. All day event, line-up inc. Pat Thomas.
Sun 10: Jazz Stage @ Mouth of the Tyne Festival: Rendezvous Jazz (12 noon); River City Jazzmen (1:35pm); House of the Black Gardenia (3:10pm); Classic Swing (4:40pm). Outdoor stage adjacent to Tynemouth Priory.
Sun 10 Vieux Carré Hot 4 @ Spanish City, Whitley Bay. 12 noon.
Sun 10: Tees Valley Jazzmen @ Hammer & Pincers, Preston le Skerne. 1:00pm.
Sun 10: Shunyata Improvisation Group @ Saltwell Park, Gateshead NE9 5AX. 1:00pm.
Sun 10: Am Jam @ The Globe, Newcastle. 3:00pm. Free.
Sun 10: Foundry Jazz Ensemble @ The Exchange, North Shields. 3:00pm.
Sun 10: Anth Purdy @ Blues & Bourbon, Newcastle. 4:00pm.
Sun 10: Jazzframe @ The Globe, Newcastle. 8:00pm.

Photo Albums - Now fully restored!

6e Fest-Jazz de Chateneut du Faou 2011.
Alter Ego.
Amsterdam/Montreux.
Art Blakey 1984.
Ashington Jazz Club.
Autumn in New York.
Bill Shaw Cartoons.
Black Swan 2019
Blaydon Jazz Club.
Blaydon Jazz Club 30th Anniversary.
Blaydon Jazz Club 2017
Breda Jazz Festival 1981/82.
Broadway Melody with Mia Webb.
Budvivar.
Central Bar, Gateshead.
Charlie Carmichael.
Cherry Tree Restaurant.
Chilli Road Band.
Chris Connor.
Contraband.
Chris Yates Collection.
Corner House, Heaton.
Cumberland Pub June 2012.
Dance Bands.
Durham Jazz Festival 2011.
Elaine Binney and the Jazz Rascals.
Eric Delaney at The Porthole.
Fenner Sisters.
FLIKR ALBUMS.
Fred Wesley and the New JB Horns.
Gareth Lockrane Big Band @ LJF.
Gillespiana at King's Head, Crouch End.
Globe Jazz Pub.
Green Festival Leazes Park 2011.
Green Festival Leazes Park 2013.
Gregory Porter at Hoochie Coochie 14/3/14
Highfield Hotel.
Hong Kong Blues.
Hoochie Coochie.
Ian Carr Celebration (South Bank Centre).
Ian Forbes.
Ike Isaacs.
Jacky Denton.
Jambone.
Jazz 625.
Jazz 2012.
Jazz 2013.
Jazzathon 2011.
Jazz at the Fell.
Jazz Café.
Jazz Café (New)
Jazz Café (New) - Flikr.
Jazz North East.
Jazz North East Fundraiser 2014.
Jazz North East Vintage Posters.
Jazz Today.
Jerry Edis Photos.
Johnny Heenan Band in Amsterdam.
Kaveh Emami Photos.
Keith Crombie's Funeral.
Ken Drew's Photos (Picasa).
Ken Drew Photos (Flikr).
Leo Harwood.
Lighthouse Trio.
Lionel Hampton City Hall 1983.
Local 802 (vintage north east photos.)
Lockerbie Jazz Festival 2010/11.
London Blues Festival 2011.
Maine Street Jazzmen.
Maine Street Jazzmen at British Legion, Jesmond, 2013.
Malcolm Saul.
Marshall Walker.
Mary Coughlan.
Mica Paris @ Hoochie Coochie (5/9/14).
Michael Janisch Quintet.
Montreux/Amsterdam.
Newcastle Big Band in San Sebastian.
New Century Ragtime Orchestra.
Nigel Stanger.
Northern Monkey Brass Band.
Offshore 44.
Panama Jazzmen.
Parisian Swing.
Paul Edis CD Launch.
Pizza Express Jazz Awards 2010.
Posters and Programmes.
Ray Chester Tribute Concert.
Red Rodney 1983.
Remembering Chris (Yates).
River City Jazzmen.
Robin Hood (Jarrow).
Ruth Lambert  Customs House Big Band..
Ruth Lambert Small Groups.
Sage, Gateshead Jazz Festival 2008.
Sage, Gateshead Jazz Festival 2009.
Sage, Gateshead Jazz Festival 2010.
Sage, Gateshead Jazz Festival 2011.
Sage, Gateshead Jazz Festival 2012.
Salsa Café
Scarborough Jazz Festival 2007.
Scarborough Jazz Festival 2008.
Scarborough Jazz Festival 2009.
Scarborough Jazz Festival 2012.
Scarborough Jazz Festival 2013.
Schmazz at the Cluny.
Scott Adair.
Sheila Giles.
Side Café.
Simon Spillett.
Spice of Life (Soho).
Splinter at the Bridge.
Splinter Jam Session at the Bridge Nov. 10, 2013.
Stockton Jazz Festival 2009/2010.
Stomping at the Saville Exchange.
Strictly Smokin' Big Band.
Sunderland Big Band Festival 2008.
Sunderland Big Band Festival 2009/10.
Swing Bridge at Barnes Park.
Syd Warren.
Take it to the Bridge.
Tynemouth Outdoor Stage 2009.
Vieux Carré Jazzmen.
Vintage Jazz Photos.
Voice of the North Jazz Orchestra.
Whitley Bay Classic Jazz Party 2012.
Whitley Bay Jazz Festival 2010.
WJRK Bute Jazz Festival 2013.
Zoe Gilby.

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