Alex Welsh and his band - November 14th 1973 006
Page 5 of a programme for a performance by Alex Welsh an his band, November 14th 1973. Alex Welsh and Johnny Barnes are introduced, with a brief overview of their musical careers.
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ï»¿THE ALEX WELSH BAIMD
This fine little band really needs no introduction to you, aa they are regularly on the radio and make a number of sion aooearflnces. DuH no tha - .1 . _
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throughout I 8 ^ T"" ^ *â** * ^ succe8sful retuâ¢ trip to East Germany and various tour
thÂ« ha H t â f?*, CSn thlnk ourselve8 ver> i^ky that they are free to be with us tonight. To introduce
the band to you we will do a quick run down on each member who are all good friends of mine and I hope, that after the
boys have read these notes they will still be.
Trumpet playing leader of the band. A native of Edinburgh, Alex has been a top leader for over twenty years and
are8 ^Â«"tons Al^ strenSth a"d eyes of most lovers of mainstream and swinging music they
:h c h s Â°n âsupi ^n 'ar eP :L8 ^ V'k d aU Â°f hiS Â°Wn tingeS Â°f AnD8trong. Rut>y Braff. and Max Kaminsky
men is not euprising as the band has backed many American musicians over the years and whether it be a Pianist or
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as I "have h A ? * a t w*th pianist Freddy Hunt. Here he touches as near to Bix Biederbecke
e ^ a e ff â ^TtruS!peter and Wlth that beautiful tone reminiscent of the great man of the 20-a you feel
STdivi J'i: lndaed hi8 Credit that he Can 8WltCh the soft me 1 low tone, to Se rip rfarding
hard driving style of the Chicago style trumpeters on some of his other feature show cases.
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Has been with Alex for a number of years. Beino featured on alto hardi-.hr.Â«, âi j j a,
known to play both alto and C melody saxes at the same time. A master instrumentalist d âif flute* fnd has been
A very keen cricket enthusiast, this season he became a member at Lords and can be Len therein'^are"^^ coming from Manchester, it is no wonder he follows The Red Rose County. Although John i P* " S| and
he takes his playing very seriously indeed as you will no doubt hear with a style all his o^n* ^ t0 ?aU>
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