Leeds jazz in the 60's

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jim
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Postby jim » Tue 22 Jan, 2013 4:42 pm

Trumpet player is Dick Hawdon, who later became a professional musician. Amongst others he played in the bands of Terry Lightfoot and Johnny Dankworth. For many years he was Head of Brass Studies (I think that was the title of his post, but am open to correction) at Leeds College of Music.
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Postby tilly » Tue 22 Jan, 2013 7:55 pm

Hi jim i dont know if you have been on the flickr secret leeds site if not there are some great photographs of jaz bands in leeds posted by jogon.
No matter were i end my days im an Hunslet lad with Hunslet ways.
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Postby jim » Tue 22 Jan, 2013 8:18 pm

Thanks tilly. Hope to see you at the Vic on Feb 22nd.
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Postby tilly » Tue 22 Jan, 2013 8:50 pm

Hi jim If things go ok i will pick you up . I will let you know in good time if i cant make it .
No matter were i end my days im an Hunslet lad with Hunslet ways.

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Postby jim » Tue 22 Jan, 2013 10:03 pm

Cheers tilly!
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Postby Jogon » Wed 23 Jan, 2013 10:07 am

jim wrote: Cheers tilly! jim hiCouple from circa 1949(?) any comments, corrections, additions welcomedBelowFuneral of Roy Greenwood, Pianist, who died tragically young [? 1949?]Graveside:- Vernon Street Ramblers[img]http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8499/8404642887_pg[/img]Funeral of Roy Greenwood, Pianist.Return Sleepy ~ Bingley ~ Moore ~ Bell ~ O'Donnell ~ Leonard ~ CooperBelow, with Roy Greenwood on piano (back to camera)The Vernon Street Ramblers Jazz Band at Leeds Charity Rag, Spring 1949. Back: Left to right, Alan Cooper (clarinet), Ed O’Donnell (trombone), Brian Waters, Henry Moore (just visible). Middle: L/R, Roy Greenwood (piano) Diz Disley (banjo), Trevor Bell (guitar), Brian Helliwell (tuba), Pam Daniels, Wendy Barker. Front: L/R, Laurel Crawshaw, Deirdre Nichol, Pat Farrar, Anne Robinson, Paul Williams (trumpet), Shirley Jackson, Jill Mylchreast, and Wendy Rawcliffe[img]http://www.leeds-art.ac.uk/uploads/gall ... riginaljpg[/img]        
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Postby Jogon » Wed 06 Feb, 2013 9:30 pm

"up Headingley" 1000- 1230 tomoro; )    
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Postby Jogon » Thu 07 Feb, 2013 3:21 pm

? Vernon Street Ramblers / Ramblers?Rag advertising ?1949?K Moon ~ P Webber ~ Wig ~ Bell ~ E.D. O'Donnell ~ Williams ~ Cooper ~ HartleyRag Week - E.D. O'Donnell ~ M Fox ~ Glen Baxter (now Cartoonist).Trumpet player with topper is Eddie Websdale. Edit:- Possible IDs for other musicians, bass drum - B. Wilde(?), Partly hidden trumpet - A. Higham(?). Pictured passing S. Nevies & Son, Opthalmic Opticians 161 North Street Leeds 7E.D. O'Donnell ~ Sleepy Green, piano    

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Postby Jogon » Thu 07 Feb, 2013 3:22 pm

sorry tried
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Postby Jogon » Thu 07 Feb, 2013 3:28 pm

Yorkshire Jazz Band"Tiny" Lancaster ~ Bob Barclay ~ Cooper ~ Howdon ~ O'Donnell ~ [?] ~ ? J Durn?    





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