TUBBY HAYES: Dancing in the Dark – review by John Fordham


The Savage-Solveig label devotes itself to the archive of previously unreleased live material by the dazzling British sax star of the 50s and 60s, Edward Brian "Tubby" Hayes. This session finds the bop virtuoso at Nottingham's Dancing Slipper club (a favourite haunt of a jazz-loving teenager who would become Kenneth Clarke MP) on 12 February 1964, during a week in which Hayes even deputised for an alcoholically indisposed Paul Gonsalves in Duke Ellington's touring band


The ONLY FM / Mixcloud Show where every track is chosen by the listeners. And, tracks far too long to be played on air by the boring alternatives are played, with pleasure HERE

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