[Dixielandjazz] Bands in the 50s

Burt Wilson futurecon at earthlink.net
Mon Feb 24 16:58:07 PST 2003

When I was stationed in Germany in the middle 50's there was a Brit soprano sax guy by the name of Eggy Ley who had a band at the Storyville Club in Frankfort. Know anything of him?
Burt Wilson
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From: "norrie.thomson" <norrie.thomson at btopenworld.com>
Sent: 02/24/03 03:44 PM
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Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Bands in the 50s

> Hi Listmates

So far there has only been mention of one British band.  Here's some more
that might set the memories working

Sandy Brown's Band
Cy Laurie Band
Humphrey Lyttelton Band
Mike Daniels Delta Jazzmen
Steve Lane's Southern Stompers
Alex Welsh's Dixielanders
Eric Silk's Southern Jazz Band
The Yorkshire Jazz Band
The Saints Jazz Band
Acker Bilk Paramount Jazz Band
Ken Colyer's Jazzmen

These may not be well known over the other side of the pond, but they were
well known in the UK and Continental Europe

A couple of European bands

Papa Bue's Viking Jazz Band
The Dutch Swing College

A couple of great USA bands

George Lewis
Kid Thomas


Norrie Thomson

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