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Elaine Delmar

Born in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England, Elaine was raised in a musical environment in North London. Her father, Jamaican-born trumpeter Leslie 'Jiver' Hutchinson and mother, Phyllis, came to Britain in the mid1930's and Leslie became a much-loved musical influence in the 40's and 50' as a jazz soloist and band leader. Elaine was undoubtedly influenced by her musical surroundings and remembers warmly a household bustling with visiting musicians playing, rehearsing and talking about music or simply listening to the sounds of Basie, Ellington, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald or Nat King Cole from her father's record collection

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Take Five With Todd Gordon

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Meet Todd Gordon:In just a few years, Todd Gordon has established himself as “one of Britain's most popular singers and entertainers" (Scottish Television). An avid Beatles fan until the age of 11, his musical horizons broadened when he heard Frank Sinatra's Songs for Swingin' Lovers! album. From that moment, he collected almost every recording ...

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Matthew Bourne: Montauk, Billy Moon and the Lost Pianos

Read "Matthew Bourne: Montauk, Billy Moon and the Lost Pianos" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

"I've accepted that I'm not a traditional composer who sits and scores things out, plays them, learns them. I just have a rough sense of something and go out and do it. It often ends up being completely different," says pianist, improviser and composer Matthew Bourne. It's a characteristically honest appraisal, but it fails to do ...

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Norwich Jazz Party 2009

Read "Norwich Jazz Party 2009" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Norwich Jazz PartyNorwich, UKMay 2-4, 2009 The third Norwich Jazz Party, held over a 3-day holiday weekend in the airport Holiday Inn, gathered together over 30 jazz musicians from the USA, Britain and Europe who grouped together in 37 different performance combinations from solo piano to big band swing. They delighted the ...

Sneakin' Up On You / Feeling Good

Label: Spotlite Jazz
Released: 2006

Weaver Of Dreams

Label: Spotlite Jazz
Released: 1997

Elaine Delmar

Label: Spotlite Jazz
Released: 1973

Recital By Elaine Delmar

Label: Spotlite Jazz
Released: 1972

Recital By

Label: Spotlite Jazz
Released: 1971


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