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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Feature
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:50:05
Description
Our Kind of Town. Keith Howell presents the programme, on British Dance Bands. Includes interviews with Arthur Rosebery, who talks about his Kit-Cat dance band, with reference to Jack Hylton; Andre Sharlow(?); Arthur Bush; the Prince of Wales; the Savoy Theatre; musicians Laurie Johnson, Bill Cotton and Alvin Keech; the songs, Felix Kept on Walking and A Room with a View. Saxophonist and manager of Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, Peter King talks about his career, with reference to the BBC, and musicians: Bob Burns; Dave Shand; Phil Seaman; Sammy Stokes; Max Harris; Jimmy Watson; Harry Roach; Jimmy Wilson; Don Lusher; Jimmy Deuchar; Norman Stenfalt; Lennie Bush; Tony Crombie; Ken Wray; Derek Humble; Benny Green; Zoot and manager Harold Davidson. Programme also includes musical tracks: A Room with a View, by Noel Coward; Virginia, sung by Len Lees and featuring Paul Fenoulhet on trombone; Ronnie Scott playing Steven Stondheim’s Send in the Clowns. Studio engineer is Dave Loitner(?); studio producer is Bavin Cook.
Contributors
Keith Howell; Bavin Cook; Peter King; Dave Loitner(?); Arthur Rosebery; Len Lees
Keywords
BBC; Bands; Noel Coward; Dance bands; Prince of Wales; Bill Cotton; Savoy Theatre; Kit-Cat Dance Band; Jack Hylton; Andre Sharlow(?); Arthur Bush; Laurie Johnson; Alvin Keech; Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club; Bob Burns; Dave Shand; Phil Seaman; Sammy Stokes; Max Harris; Jimmy Watson; Harry Roach(?); Harry Roche(?); Jimmy Wilson; Don Lusher; Jimmy Deuchar; Norman Stenfalt; Lennie Bush; Tony Crombie; Ken Wray; Derek Humble; Benny Green; Zoot; Harold Davidson; Paul Fenoulhet; Ronnie Scott; Steven Stondheim

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