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Background imageJazz Collection: Louis Armstrong photographed circa 1968Jazz musician Louis Armstrong seen here in

Louis Armstrong photographed circa 1968Jazz musician Louis Armstrong seen here in the Yorkshire countryside whilst visiting England in 1968 to perform at the Batley Variety Club 26th June 1968

Background imageJazz Collection: American singer, Nina Simone, in the UK recording a television programme called

American singer, Nina Simone, in the UK recording a television programme called Sound of Soul for London Weekend Television

Background imageJazz Collection: Margrete Blossom Dearie, American jazz singer and pianist. Circa 1950

Margrete Blossom Dearie, American jazz singer and pianist. Circa 1950

Background imageJazz Collection: Sade, singer, real name Helen Folasade Adu from Nigeria

Sade, singer, real name Helen Folasade Adu from Nigeria, pictured in this October 1984 picture shoot for The Daily Record

Background imageJazz Collection: Nina Simone June 1965 Jazz singer Pictured preforming at Annies Club - on stage playing

Nina Simone June 1965 Jazz singer Pictured preforming at Annies Club - on stage playing piano - Eunice Kathleen Waymon (Nina Simone), singer and songwriter

Background imageJazz Collection: Mari Wilson, singer pictured circa 1982. (full name Mari Macmillan Ramsay Wilson

Mari Wilson, singer pictured circa 1982. (full name Mari Macmillan Ramsay Wilson) Mari Wilson is famous for her hit singles Just What I Always Wanted, Cry Me a River

Background imageJazz Collection: American jazz musician Louis Armstrong by a signpost in Yorskhire

American jazz musician Louis Armstrong by a signpost in Yorskhire, pointing the way to Ilkley June 1968 P003769

Background imageJazz Collection: John Mayall of the Bluesbreakers, takes a nap in the band room between performances

John Mayall of the Bluesbreakers, takes a nap in the band room between performances, The Flamingo Club, Wardour Street, Soho, London, in the early hours of Sunday 2nd January 1966

Background imageJazz Collection: Jazz star Louis Armstrong meeting Yevgeny Yevtushenko 14th May 1962

Jazz star Louis Armstrong meeting Yevgeny Yevtushenko 14th May 1962

Background imageJazz Collection: Ella Fitzgerald 1955

Ella Fitzgerald 1955

Background imageJazz Collection: Music fans surround a Mini 'Hot Dog'van at The Isle of Wight Festival

Music fans surround a Mini "Hot Dog"van at The Isle of Wight Festival
Music fans surround a Mini " Hot Dog" van at The Isle of Wight Festival. 30th August 1969

Background imageJazz Collection: Jazz Trumpeter Kenny Ball with his new wife Michelle Wilde on their wedding day

Jazz Trumpeter Kenny Ball with his new wife Michelle Wilde on their wedding day. 28th December 1984

Background imageJazz Collection: Acker Bilk (Black Hat) Jazz Musician June 1961

Acker Bilk (Black Hat) Jazz Musician June 1961

Background imageJazz Collection: Jazz singer Cleo Laine pictured with her new baby daughter Jaqueline. 6th February 1963

Jazz singer Cleo Laine pictured with her new baby daughter Jaqueline. 6th February 1963

Background imageJazz Collection: Cleo Laine and her husband Johnny Dankworth at their home, the Old Rectory

Cleo Laine and her husband Johnny Dankworth at their home, the Old Rectory. 9th August 1971

Background imageJazz Collection: Mel Torme shares his secret and reveals his engagement to American model Arlene

Mel Torme shares his secret and reveals his engagement to American model Arlene Miles. 17th September 1956

Background imageJazz Collection: Jazz Trumpeter Kenny Ball with his fiancee Michelle Wilde. April 1983

Jazz Trumpeter Kenny Ball with his fiancee Michelle Wilde. April 1983

Background imageJazz Collection: American jazz singer Billie Holiday Jazz Singer in the UK ahead of her first concert

American jazz singer Billie Holiday Jazz Singer in the UK ahead of her first concert appearance at the Royal Albert Hall on 14th February, 8th February 1954

Background imageJazz Collection: The New Orleans Jazz Club in Melbourne Street, Newcastle in August 1962

The New Orleans Jazz Club in Melbourne Street, Newcastle in August 1962

Background imageJazz Collection: Fifteen year old Helen Shapiro pictured during the filming of 'Its Trad, Dad

Fifteen year old Helen Shapiro pictured during the filming of "Its Trad, Dad
Fifteen year old Helen Shapiro pictured during the filming of " Its Trad, Dad!" at Shepperton film studios. 6th December 1961

Background imageJazz Collection: Reading Real Ale and Jazz Festival. The first RaJ Festival took place in 1987 as a

Reading Real Ale and Jazz Festival. The first RaJ Festival took place in 1987 as a fundraiser for Reading Hockey Club to pay for an artificial turf pitch

Background imageJazz Collection: Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine at The Variety Club of Great Britain annual show business

Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine at The Variety Club of Great Britain annual show business awards ceremony at The London Savoy Hotel

Background imageJazz Collection: A Midsummer Nights Dream, pictured Cleo Laine. 26th September 1967

A Midsummer Nights Dream, pictured Cleo Laine. 26th September 1967

Background imageJazz Collection: Beaulieu Jazz Festival. Pictured, singer Cleo Laine. August 1959

Beaulieu Jazz Festival. Pictured, singer Cleo Laine. August 1959

Background imageJazz Collection: A rehearsal of 'Flesh to a Tiger', a West Indian play which is to have its

A rehearsal of "Flesh to a Tiger", a West Indian play which is to have its
A rehearsal of " Flesh to a Tiger", a West Indian play which is to have its premiere at the Royal Court Theatre on May 21st. Pictured, Cleo Laine who plays " Della". 20th May 1958

Background imageJazz Collection: Young couples at Beaulieu Jazz Festival. Beaulieu, Hampshire. August 1959

Young couples at Beaulieu Jazz Festival. Beaulieu, Hampshire. August 1959

Background imageJazz Collection: Cleo Laine pictured backstage at Theatre Royal, Bath, where she is appearing in the vocal

Cleo Laine pictured backstage at Theatre Royal, Bath, where she is appearing in the vocal ballet Lysistrata. 11th June 1964

Background imageJazz Collection: Cleo Laine in the living room at her home, the Old Rectory. 9th August 1971

Cleo Laine in the living room at her home, the Old Rectory. 9th August 1971

Background imageJazz Collection: Singer Cleo Laine, rehearsing at the Cool Elephant, London. 8th July 1963

Singer Cleo Laine, rehearsing at the Cool Elephant, London. 8th July 1963

Background imageJazz Collection: Swinging Farewell To Duke. Londons famous church St

Swinging Farewell To Duke. Londons famous church St. Martin s-in-the-Fields was filled with swinging sounds. The occasion was a memorial service for American bandleader Duke Ellington who died

Background imageJazz Collection: Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine departing Heathrow Airport for New York where Cleo Laine

Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine departing Heathrow Airport for New York where Cleo Laine will make her concert debut with an appearance at the Alice Tully Theatre, Lincoln Centre. 11th September 1972

Background imageJazz Collection: Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine at Heathrow Airport. 14th August 1975

Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine at Heathrow Airport. 14th August 1975

Background imageJazz Collection: Beaulieu Jazz Festival. Pictured, Johnny Dankworth, Cleo Laine and Brother Williams

Beaulieu Jazz Festival. Pictured, Johnny Dankworth, Cleo Laine and Brother Williams. 30th July 1961

Background imageJazz Collection: Beaulieu Jazz Festival. A young girl in a striped sweater carries a notice saying '

Beaulieu Jazz Festival. A young girl in a striped sweater carries a notice saying " Votes for Women". 30th July 1961

Background imageJazz Collection: Band leader Johnnie Dankworth and his wife, the singer Cleo Laine

Band leader Johnnie Dankworth and his wife, the singer Cleo Laine, pictured with their new born son. 18th May 1960

Background imageJazz Collection: Al Cohn (left) and Zoot Sims performing on stage at the 1967 National Jazz

Al Cohn (left) and Zoot Sims performing on stage at the 1967 National Jazz and Blues Festival at Royal Windsor Racecourse. 13th August 1967

Background imageJazz Collection: Mari Wilson with her parents mum Helen and dad Jimmy, Mari is a pop

Mari Wilson with her parents mum Helen and dad Jimmy, Mari is a pop, soul and jazz singer, pictured circa 1982. (full name Mari Macmillan Ramsay Wilson)

Background imageJazz Collection: Scenes at Cafe Bleu restaurant in Soho, London. Musicians playing to customers

Scenes at Cafe Bleu restaurant in Soho, London. Musicians playing to customers seated at their tables. 1st November 1951

Background imageJazz Collection: Acker Bilk rehearses 'Stranger on the Shore'with the full backing of the Royal

Acker Bilk rehearses "Stranger on the Shore"with the full backing of the Royal
Acker Bilk rehearses " Stranger on the Shore" with the full backing of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Stanley Black. September 1967

Background imageJazz Collection: Louis Armstrong in concert at The Embassy Sportsdrome in Aston, Birmingham

Louis Armstrong in concert at The Embassy Sportsdrome in Aston, Birmingham. Also pictured is Jim Simpson, owner of Big Bear Records. 17th May 1956

Background imageJazz Collection: Portrait of Warren Finnerty who stared in the play, The Connection

Portrait of Warren Finnerty who stared in the play, The Connection, by Jack Gelber, it was a controversial play due to its depiction of heroin addiction. London, 23rd February 1961

Background imageJazz Collection: Lionel Hampton with wife Saxophone player Elsie Smith. 22nd October 1956

Lionel Hampton with wife Saxophone player Elsie Smith. 22nd October 1956

Background imageJazz Collection: Dizzy Gillespie in Middlesbrough England. 25th July 1978

Dizzy Gillespie in Middlesbrough England. 25th July 1978

Background imageJazz Collection: Mel Torme photographed with Janette Scott. 31st August 1965

Mel Torme photographed with Janette Scott. 31st August 1965

Background imageJazz Collection: Johnny Dankworth jazz musician with wife Cleo Laine. 24th April 1973

Johnny Dankworth jazz musician with wife Cleo Laine. 24th April 1973

Background imageJazz Collection: Acker Bilk playing at a West End Jazz Club. February 1962

Acker Bilk playing at a West End Jazz Club. February 1962

Background imageJazz Collection: Nina Simone December 1968 Jazz Singer Pictured during visit to musical Hair

Nina Simone December 1968 Jazz Singer Pictured during visit to musical Hair - shown backstage being given a tshirt as a souvenir - Eunice Kathleen Waymon (Nina Simone), singer and songwriter

Background imageJazz Collection: Mona Baptise Blues Singer June 1948 Empire Windrush arrives in Britain with 409

Mona Baptise Blues Singer June 1948 Empire Windrush arrives in Britain with 409 West Indians seeking jobs



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