Jack Brymer in South Shields - mid , month unknown, the 1920's

from Beginnings and Endings, page 29:

Meanwhile, as a Sixth-Former, the musical weekends continued to be split into two widely different activities. Saturday was always brought to an end with the local dance band, eight strong and really not too bad, where the virtue of ensemble section playing was as important as the other less obvious virtue of extemporization, an aspect of clarinet-playing I still love to indulge whenever I get the chance. There was the chance to correct intonation correction too, and the ability to approach a microphone in the right way. Nothing learnt then has been wasted, even thought it was not …   more >>

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Jack Brymer, Beginnings and Endings. In From Where I Sit (London, 1979), p. 29. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422055715300 accessed: 29 June, 2022

location of experience: South Shields

Listeners

Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician
1915-2003

Listening to

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unspecified dance band music performed by Jack Brymer

Experience Information

Date/Time mid , month unknown, the 1920's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:28:35 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:08:30 +0000