Oral history of jazz in Britain

Horton, Roger (13 of 15). Oral History of Jazz in Britain

  • Add a note
    Log in to add a note at the bottom of this page.
  • All notes
  • My notes
  • Hide notes
Please click to leave a note

The British Library Board acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors to this recording and the rights of those not identified.
Legal and ethical usage »

Tags (top 25):
(No tags found for this item)
  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    01:35:28

  • Shelf mark

    C122/128-129

  • Subjects

    100 Club

  • Recording date

    1992-04-07

  • Recording locations

    Roger Horton's flat in Central London, UK

  • Interviewees

    Horton, Roger, 1935- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Burnap, Campbell, 1939- (speaker, male)

  • Recordist

    Clark, Christopher, 1952-

  • Abstract

    Drink anecdotes: Musicians who have been arrested outside the club due to having had too much drink: Rod Mason (trumpet/cornet), Fred Hunt (piano), Frank Parr. Alcohol license originally only to 11pm, later extended to 3am. Burnap anecdotes; Acker Bilk. Acknowledgement of musicians who played the club. Photographic documentation of players, mostly since ca 1970. Muddy Waters, club a regular, first brought to UK by Chris Barber who had met him in the States in 1957-1958. Adelaide Hall. B.B. King played the club ca. 1983-1984, unscheduled, contributed to a Roscoe Jordan (piano) gig; Buddy Rich (drums) was scolded by Sandy Saunders (drums); Sonny Stitt (alto/tenor sax) played with Red Holloway (tenor sax) and Pay Smythe (piano).

  • Metadata record:

    View full metadata for this item

Horton, Roger (13 of 15). Oral History of Jazz in Britain

Please log in to update your playlists.

Can you tell us more about the context of the recording? Or can you share information on its content - timings of key sections or important details? Please add your notes. Uninformative entries may not be retained.

Please log in to leave notes.