Total Pageviews

Bebop Spoken There

Peter Ind: "Rightly or wrongly, I didn't value his [Miles Davis] contribution that much." - (Jazzwise October 2020).

Archive.

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".

Postage

11,783 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 1023 of them this year alone and, so far, 50 this month (Sept. 17).

Coming soon ...

SEPTEMBER

IT IS ADVISABLE TO CHECK IN ADVANCE WITH THE VENUE THAT THE GIG IS ON

THURSDAY 24

Vieux Carre Jazzmen - The Holystone, Whitley Road, North Tyneside NE27 0DA. 0191 266 6173. 1:00pm. Free.

Abbie Finn Trio - Gosforth Civic Theatre, Regent Farm Road, Gosforth, Newcastle NE3 3HD. Tel: 0191 284 3700. 7:30pm. Donations on the night. To book a table (max four people from one household/support bubble) visit: www.gosforthcivictheatre.co.uk.

Maine St Jazzmen - Sunniside Social Club, Sunniside Road, Sunniside NE16 5NA. Tel: 0191 488 7347. 8:00pm - 10pm. Free. Note earlier start/finish.

FRIDAY 25

SouLutions Sistas - Hoochie Coochie, Pilgrim St., Newcastle NE1 6SF. Tel: 0191 222 0130. 8:30pm (7:00pm doors). £10.00. SOLD OUT!

SATURDAY 26

Boys of Brass - Tyne Bank Brewery, Walker Road, Newcastle NE6 2AB. Tel: 0191 265 2828. 7:00pm. £10.00. + £1.37 bf for table for two. Other packages available. See www.tynebankbrewery.co.uk.

SUNDAY 27

Vieux Carre Hot 4 - Spanish City, Spanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG. 12 noon. Tel: 0191 691 7090. Free.

What They Say

"...you set the standard for the rest of us!" - LondonJazz.
-----
"thanks for all that you do via the blog to promote jazz across the region. Great writing and photos, and a wide range of jazz styles covered. How do you do it, we often wonder!". (Patti.)
----- 
"A link so good I've bookmarked it twice" - Londonjazz.
-----
"...Bebop Spoken Here has grown into a marvellous resource for NE jazz - I don't think any other region anywhere (in the world!!) will have anything like this...." Anon.post.
-----
"I think you'll find the link a very good one, Lance's style is entertaining and informative." Neilsound.
-----
"...a blog of which I've been a fan of for sometime..." Cheeky Lamby.
-----
"Congratulations on your website: it’s absolutely superb." Godfrey V.
-----
"...Definitely worth bookmarking is Lance’s stupendous collection of old photos and memorabilia." (Daily)Telegraph.co.uk
-----
"Enjoyed reading bebopspokenhere this evening. Especially loved reading about Sal Nistico, one of my all-time favorite saxophonists. I'm so looking forward to the release, someday, of the Nistico/Tubby Hayes Live at Ronnie Scott's recording. Thanks," Marla (Marla klemen on Facebook.)
-----
"This site offers an emporium of jazz artistically compiled to give the enthusiast an immense amount of information." (Comment from George W.).
-----
"I am really impressed with the format of your blog and the detail and care with which you write. Keep it up old son, and come and play with us any time."
Best wishes, Charles Gordon.
-----
"Bebop Spoken Here is an inspirational labour of love." Sarah R.
----- 
"Fantastic reviews and brilliantly written. You really have caught the atmosphere." Mike Gordon, Director of Scarborough Jazz Festival.

Blog Archive