Bebop Spoken There
Dave Brubeck: “The critics who put me down the most asked me to forgive them.” – (Down Beat July 2009).
Anita O'Day: “I don't think a singer ever gets so good she can't stand a little professional advice.” – (Down Beat July 28, 1950).
Today Tuesday February 9
Friday, October 14, 2011
Well done Simon Spillett.
An article by Simon can be read in the current Jazz UK magazine.
Let's hope this encourages local promoters to book Simon - it's about time his talents were heard in Newcastle.
PS: All the winners are listed on LondonJazz.
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