One of the most influential and respected of British jazz musicians, saxophonist Tubby Hayes was probably the most gifted of his generation. Unfortunately, due to both illness and drug usage, he died in 1973 at just 38. Many recordings taken during his life continue to be released.
Tommy Whittle was born in Grangemouth, Scotland. He started playing clarinet at the age of 12 before taking up tenor saxophone at 13, guided by Alan Davie During the 1940s, Whittle played with Johnny Claes, Lew Stone, Carl Barriteau, and Harry Hayes. He ran a weekly club at the Hopbine pub in Wembley, which became a showcase for British jazz, an appearance there being a mark of distinction. Later he worked with Laurie Johnson's London Big Band and recorded with Benny Goodman. During the 1980s and 1990s, he was in demand as a session musician and appeared in the Ted Heath Band led by trombonist Don Lusher. Live at the Hopbine, Tubby Hayes (1965). Memories of You, Barbara Jay (Tee-Jay, 1988).
Syndicate: Live at the Hopbine 1968, Vol. 1. 2005. Tubby Hayes, Tommy Whittle. Syndicate: Live at the Hopbine 1968, Vol. (CD - Harkit Records 8195).
Live At The Hopbine 1969 - Tubby Hayes Quartet. Открывайте новую музыку каждый день. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Миллионы композиций бесплатно и в хорошем качестве. What Is This Thing Called Love? Live At The Hopbine 1969. Исполнитель: Tubby Hayes Quartet.
These were included in the album Tubby's New Groove, issued by Candid in 2011. In 2015, a full-length biography, The Long Shadow of The Little Giant: The Life, Work and Legacy of Tubby Hayes by Simon Spillett was published by Equinox Publishing. The book received praise in both the specialist and non-specialist press, and was nominated among the top books of 2015 by The Guardian. 1957: The Jazz Couriers Featuring Ronnie Scott and Tubby Hayes (Tempo TAP 15) – with Ronnie Scott, Terry Shannon, Phil Bates, Bill Eyden. 1958: In Concert – The Jazz Couriers (Tempo TAP 22). 1958: The Eighth Wonder – Tubby Hayes (Tempo EXA 82 ) – with Phil Bates, Bill Eyden. Volume 02' (Savage Solweig SS-002CD). 1965: Live At The Hopbine.
Tommy Whittle (second from right) after a concert at the Magnum's Jazz Club in Malaga (Spain) with his band in 1998. Tommy Whittle was born in Grangemouth, Scotland. He started playing clarinet at the age of 12 before taking up tenor saxophone at 13, guided by Alan Davie . Bean: Bob Wilber's Tribute to Coleman Hawkins, Bob Wilber (Arbors, 1995). He told the capacity crowd: "There are very few businesses, let alone a jazz club, run by the same person for 55 years.
Tommy Whittle was born in Grangemouth, Scotland, and started playing clarinet at the age of 12 before taking up the tenor saxophone at 13, guided by artist Alan Davie He moved to Chatham, Kent, at 16 and in 1943 started playing in the dance-hall band of Claude Giddins in nearby Gillingham . Tubby Hayes Quartet Live at the Hopbine featuring Tommy Whittle - Recorded March 13, 1965; Harkit CD, 2005 Tommy Whittle, Tubby Hayes, Kenny Powell, Ron Mathewson, Dick Brennan.
Tubby Hayes Quartet (Live at the Hopbine) featuring Tommy Whittle - (Recorded March 13, 1965; Harkit CD, 2005). Tommy Whittle, Tubby Hayes, Kenny Powell, Ron Mathewson, Dick Brennan. The Musical Worlds of Laurie Johnson (2003, Avid CD AVHN 102). Soloist on Concerto For Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone and Orchestra. Ted Heath - the Farewell Concert (December 4, 2000; Avid CD). Ella Fitzgerald Songbook Revisited (June 26 and 27, 2000 Spotlite SPJ-CD565) with Barbara Jay, Lee Gibson, Tina May (vocalists) and Steve Waterman, Tommy Whittle, John Pearce, Jimmy Richardson, Bobby Worth.
Tubby Hayes: Seven Steps to Heaven - Live at the Hopbine 1972. Intensity: The 1965 Tapes by George Kanzler. 40 Years Of The Festival International De Jazz De Montréal Featuring the music of Chick Corea. Shapes Of Music, Vol 2.
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- Recorded At – The Hop Bine, London