in Royal Festival Hall - 14 July, 1951
from Southbank Centre Archive:
It was July 14th 1951. Still doing my National Service I was able to get home leave and visit the Royal Festival Hall to see the first Jazz Concert held at this venue.
With HRH Princess Elizabeth (as she was then)in attendance.
Nine New Orleans Jazz Bands and Compere Deryk Guyler.
JAZZ HAD FINALLY RECEIVED IT,S
SEAL OF APPROVAL.
"Thanks Royal Festival Hall"
Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449347630578 accessed: 27 September, 2023 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)
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|Date/Time||14 July, 1951|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|