Oral history of jazz in Britain

Chilkes, Jack. (4 of 4). Oral history of jazz in Britain

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  • Interviewees

    Chilkes, Jack 1922-2004 (male)

  • Interviewers

    Simons, Andrew (male)

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    Simons, Andrew

  • Abstract

    Part 4. Continues to play today. Preference for small group work. Young musicians and changing attitudes. Reluctant bandleader. Teaching saxophone. Problem of music colleges. Dislike of free jazz. Respect for Carl Barriteau as multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and stage performer. Leslie Hutchinson. Joe Harriott and Harold McNair. John Coltrane Quartet at London cinema.

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    Performer notes: Tenor saxophonist and Melodisc label manager, Jack Chilkes, interviewed by Andrew Simons, 29th September 1994.

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