Big Bands & Jazz : 1957 

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January 6th 1957

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson
Johnny Duncan Skiffle Group or
Dick Bishop's Skiffle Group


Programme from a few weeks ;later

January 27th 1957

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Eric Delaney Band Show with Cab Kaye and Marion Williams

February 2nd 1957

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Eddie Condon and his American All-Star Jazzmen
The Saints

April 4th 1957

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Count Basie & His Orchestra

Promoter : Harold Fielding

September 8th 1957

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson


 

Full copy of programme

November 21st 1957

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Count Basie & His Orchestra

Promoter : Harold Davison

 

November 1957

22 - Birmingham (Town Hall)
24 - Chiswick (Empire)
26 - Wolverhampton (Civic Hall)
27 - Swansea (Brangwyn Hall)
28 - Cardiff (Sophia Gardens)
29 - Hanley (Victoria Hall)
30 - Sheffield (City Hall)

December 1957

01 - Leeds (Town Hall)
03 - Middlesbrough (Town Hall)
04 - Harrogate (Royal Hall)
05 - Bradford (St. George's Hall)
06 - Liverpool (Philharmonic Hall)
07 - Scarborough (Floral Hall)
08 - Nottingham (empire)
09 - Manchester (Free Trade Hall)
11 - Walthamstow (Assembly Hall)
12 - Oxford (Town Hall)
13 - Leicester (De Montfort Hall)
14 - Brighton (Dome)
15 - London (Coliseum)


Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Chris Barber's Jazz Band

Promoter - Jazzshows

 

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Wikipedia entry

Full copy of programme (Flickr)

November 30th 1957

London (Royal Festival Hall)

Modern Jazz Quartet
Don Rendell Jazz Six

 

December 1st 1957

Bradford (St George's Hall)

Humphrey Lyttleton & His Jazz Band

Probable lineup : Humphrey Lyttleton (Trumpet.), Wally Fawkes (Clarinet), Bruce Turner, Tony Coe (Alto Sax), Jimmy Skidmore, Kathy Stobart (Tenor Sax.), Joe Temperley (Baritone Sax), Johnny Parker, Ian Armit (Piano.), Freddy Legon (Guitar), Jim Bray, Brian Brocklehurst (Bass.), Stan Greig, Eddie Taylor (Drums.).

Bad Penny Blues reached number 19 in July 1956

Regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 2

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