Photos from the Past – are you here?

Beginning this space with Keith Grant as a teenager in Orion Dixielanders.

Keith’s teenage band, ‘Orion Dixielanders’ – circa1949.  (LtoR) Keith Grant (drums), Ken Godfrey (clarinet), Norman Bull (trombone), John Godfrey (trumpet) and Hugh Ledigo (piano).   Photo taken in front room of the Godfrey’s home in Bromley Gardens, Bromley, Kent.  Keith recalls Mrs Godfrey would provide them all with a glass of cider and biscuits.

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Keith's teenage band, 'Orion Dixielanders' - circa1949. (LtoR) Keith Grant (drums), Ken Godfrey (clarinet), Norman Bull (trombone), John Godfrey (trumpet) and Hugh Ledigo (piano).

Keith’s teenage band, ‘Orion Dixielanders’ – circa1949. (LtoR) Keith Grant (drums), Ken Godfrey (clarinet), Norman Bull (trombone), John Godfrey (trumpet) and Hugh Ledigo (piano)

 

Bill Brunskill’s New Orleans Jazz Band next-door to Recording Studio after a session. Circa1993

The Bill Brunskill’s New Orleans Jazz Band. Lovely photo of (LtoR) George 'Kid' Tidiman (trombone), Phil Durell (banjo), Graham Wiseman (d.bass/tuba), Pete Lay (drums), George Berry (clarinet) and Bill Brunskill (trumpet). Taken at the pub next door to a recording studio where they had a recording session [wonder what was recorded!] Circa 1993.  Photo provided by Barbara Chadwick & Stephen Moyse.

The Bill Brunskill’s New Orleans Jazz Band. Lovely photo of (LtoR) George ‘Kid’ Tidiman (trombone), Phil Durell (banjo), Graham Wiseman (d.bass/tuba), Pete Lay (drums), George Berry (clarinet) and Bill Brunskill (trumpet). Taken at the pub next door to a recording studio where they had a recording session [wonder what was recorded!] Circa 1993.         Photo provided by Barbara Chadwick & Stephen Moyse.

The Bill Brunskill’s New Orleans Jazz Band at The Lord Napier Pub, Thornton Heath, London, circa late 1990’s

Ralph Proctor (trombone) 'sits in' with Bill Brunsckill (trumpet), Geof Cole (trombone) & Peter Rampton (banjo) (anyone know young drummer pls?) at The Lord Napier Pub, Thornton Heath, London, circa late 1990's

Ralph Proctor (trombone) ‘sits in’ with Bill Brunsckill (trumpet), Geoff Cole (trombone) & Peter Rampton (banjo) (anyone know young drummer pls?) at The Lord Napier Pub, Thornton Heath, London, circa late 1990’s.

 

'Loose Box' Wine Bar in Ewell Village, circa 1970's . (LtoR) Ben Cohen (cornet), Ken Ames (Bass) and Mike Duckworth (trombone). Photo curtesy of Mike Duckworth.

‘Loose Box’ Wine Bar in Ewell Village, circa 1970’s.  (LtoR) Ben Cohen (cornet), Ken Ames (Bass) and Mike Duckworth (trombone). Photo curtesy of Mike Duckworth

 

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