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Royal Festival Hall. National Jazz Federation_0009.jpg

Rear cover of a programme for the National Jazz Federation's second British Festival of Jazz, held at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on 5th November 1955. Featuring an advert for upcoming jazz concerts at the Royal Festival Hall and a package deal offer for a Louis Armstrong concert in Paris.

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Date Made 1955
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Event Date November 5th 1955

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ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
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Saturday 17 December at 7-30 p.m.
HUMPHREY LYTTELTON JAZZ SHOW
Tickets:- 3/6 5/- 6/6 7/6 8/6 10/-now available
EVERY TUESDAY AT 7-45 p.m.
‘New Orleans Encore’
Featuring the music of CHRIS BARBER or KEN COLYER or SANDY BROWN. The Compere is REX HARRIS (BBC critic & author of’JAZZ’in the Pelican series.)
No. 24. 8 Nov. CHRIS BARBER’S JAZZ BAND No. 25. 13 Dec. SANDY BROWN’S JAZZMEN No. 26. 27 Dec. CHRIS BARBER’S JAZZ BAND
‘Modern Jazz Workshop’
This series features modern jazz stars in unusual groups, playing original compositions and arrangements. The Compere is famous writer and broadcaster TONY HALL.
No. 20. To be announced
‘Dixieland Showcase’
Featuring the music of ALEX WELSH cr BOBBY MICKLEBURGH or MICK MULLIGAN.The Compere is famous Blues singer and writer, GEORGE MELLY.
No. 12. 6 Dec. MICK MULLIGAN & his BAND
‘Jazz Today’
A new series featuring the stars from the JAZZ TODAY unit. The Compere is the Editor of Music Mirror, JACK HIGGINS.
No. 5. 20 Dec. Bruce Turner, Keith Christie, Jimmy Skidmore, etc.
g-eneral infopmation
THE NATIONAL JAZZ FEDERATION LTD is a non-profit making body devoted primarily to presenting concerts of the best jazz, both in London and the provinces, with the aim of widening the performance and appreciation of the music.
For further details of our activities, application forms for membership, and information on all jazz matters write to
THE SECRETARY NATIONAL JAZZ FEDERATION 7 CARLISLE STREET LONDON Wl Telephone GERrard 8923
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