Oral history of jazz in Britain

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

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    100 Club

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    Roger Horton's flat in Central London, UK

  • Interviewees

    Horton, Roger, 1935- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Burnap, Campbell, 1939- (speaker, male)

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    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).

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