Wayne's Music December 13/14 2008 … It's Trad Jazz.
In Wayne's Music this week, "traditional jazz", or "Trad" a genre popular in the 1940's and 50's and it still has its enthusiasts today.
Tavern In The Town Terry Lightfoot,the famous British clarinetist and bandleader, and together with Chris Barber, Mr. Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball was one of the leading members of the trad generation of British jazzmen. Everybody Loves My baby Temperance Seven founded at Christmas 1955 by Paul McDowell who originally played trombone, Philip Harrison (originally played banjo) and Brian Innes.
Buona Sera Mr. Acker Bilk is a clarinetist. He is known for his trademark goatee, bowler hat, striped waistcoat and his breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register clarinet style. Somebody Stole My Girl Ken Colyer (1959) devoted totally to New Orleans jazz]].
Sugar Rose Humphrey Lyttelton in 1957 Humph, was an Englishjazz musician and broadcaster, and chairman of the BBCradio programme I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.
Lazy River Alex Welsh Scottish jazz musician who played the cornet and trumpet and sang.
When The Saints Go Marching In Chris Barber's Jazz Band Barber helped to create the careers of many diverse musicians, most notably the superb blues singer Ottilie Patterson - who was at one time, Mrs Barber.
You're Just In Love clarinettist Dick Charlesworth was in the top echelon of groups playing extrovert Dixieland to a mass audience.
and many, many more ...