Another British big band this week led by another significant Englishman in jazz: Edward Brian "Tubby" Hayes. Recorded the same year as Mike Westbrook's Celebration, Haye's 1967 album 100% Proof is another considered one of Britain's premier big band recordings.
Also on the playlist: Graeme Bell and His Dixieland Band, Kenny Baker, the John Bolger Trio, Ted Curson, Mustapha Skandrani, Jan Garbarek and Manfred Schoof among others.
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Edward Brian "Tubby" Hayes (30 January 1935 – 8 June 1973) was an English jazz multi-instrumentalist, best known for his tenor saxophone playing in groups with fellow sax player Ronnie Scott and with trumpeter Jimmy Deuchar. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest British jazz instrumentalists.
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