Alan Plater in Hull - the 1980's
from Doggin' around, page 116:
One evening we did the show [Beiderbecke and all that Jazz] in Hull, at the Spring Street Theatre...Alan Barnes was unavailable - 'I've got a better gig at less money', he explained - and depping for him was Nigel Hitchcock, a young tenor player and a ferocious exponent of the post-bop tradition.
One of the pieces the band always played was a more or less straight-ahead version of 'Jazz Me Blues'. As Nigel was about to play his solo, Kenny [Baker] wandered over and murmured, gently but firmly: 'Play it like Frankie Trumbauer'. The Spring Street performance also has a … more >>
Alan Plater, Doggin' around (:London, 2006), p. 116. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450352246276 accessed: 4 December, 2022
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|Jazz Me Blues||performed by Beiderbecke and All That Jazz Show, Nigel Hitchcock|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|