Humphrey Lyttelton

December 08.2015

 

NPG x194288; Louis ('Satchmo') Armstrong; Humphrey Lyttelton by Planet News

Photo above of Louis Armstrong and Humphrey Lyttelton by collection National Portrait Gallery, London

In the old jazz TV program, I like “Jazz  625” most.

The Moderator of this program was Humphrey Lyttelton.

He was famous trombone player in Europe.

In addition, he had  written the history of jazz.

“The best of Jazz:Basin Street to Harlem” [Jazz masters and Masterpiece 1917-1930].

This book had been written in the description meaningful to jazz beginners like me.

To tell the truth, it was foreign book I read first.

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After his death[25 April 2008 (aged 86)   “Humph Trust’” for young musicians training has been established.

After his death[25 April 2008 (aged 86)   “Humph Trust’” for young musicians training has been established.

Please refer to Official HP.Go here

 

 

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