Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber - Chris Barber

Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber - Chris Barber

New Orleans to London

Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber - Chris Barber

Chris Barber [+-]
Independent musician
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Chris Barber is a jazz trombonist and leader of the Barber band formed in 1954. The band, one of the first British jazz groups to tour extensively in the United States, achieved chart success on both sides of the Atlantic with "Petite Fleur" and from the middle to late 1950s it was the most popular music act in the UK. It has remained one of the most widely imitated jazz bands in Europe for over half a century and has established all kinds of records for success and longevity.

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In this chapter, the author reveals how his first professional gigs as a musician took place and he and his friends gathered a jazz/blues band and gained recognition in the UK.

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Barber, Chris. New Orleans to London. Jazz Me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 23 - 41 Mar 2014. ISBN 9781845530884. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21006. Date accessed: 26 Apr 2017 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21006. Mar 2014

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