As a fellow Yorkshire man and neighbour Chris and I (Neil) enjoyed talking cricket together. This shared interest in music led him to a conversation about who the great jazz piano players were, and he did buy a book of their scores. But Neil advised him not to start with Art Tatum! Chris was a true pleasure to have known. Neil & Jane, Shrewsbury
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I can't say we did! But Chris would no doubt have heard some Ellington originals through the wall the other way :)
Brilliant. Dad did sometimes admit he could quite like jazz. Did you ever hear some Count Basie or Duke Ellington on the organ come through the wall?!