An Unholy Row - Jazz in Britain and its Audience, 1945-1960 - Dave Gelly

An Unholy Row - Jazz in Britain and its Audience, 1945-1960 - Dave Gelly

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An Unholy Row - Jazz in Britain and its Audience, 1945-1960 - Dave Gelly

Dave Gelly [+-]
Writer and Journalist
Dave Gelly writes about jazz in The Observer and other newspapers and journals. He has written and presented many features for BBC radio and hosted a weekly Radio Two show. He was a leading writer on the Sony Award-winning ten-part BBC radio series Sinatra: Voice of the Century and is the author of several books, including Masters of the Jazz Saxophone (Miller Freeman, 2000) and Stan Getz: Nobody Else but Me (Backbeat 2002). He was named Jazz Writer of the Year in the 1999 British Jazz Awards. Dave Gelly was appointed MBE in the 2005 New Years Honours.

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This chapter discusses the arrival os "folk music" and blues into Great Britain, as well as talks about important musicians of the time, such as Chris Barber, Lonnie Donegan and Josh White.

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Gelly, Dave. Skiffle. An Unholy Row - Jazz in Britain and its Audience, 1945-1960. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 99 - 108 Mar 2014. ISBN 9781845537128. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21090. Date accessed: 21 Jul 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21090. Mar 2014

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