The Humphrey Lyttleton Band - London, 1969

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Date 1969-05-23
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Notes Humphrey Lyttleton was a self-taught trumpet player who became well known for his single “Bad Penny Blues”. He had a long and successful career as a jazz band leader performing with Helen Shapiro and Elkie Brooks. He was also a successful cartoonist and calligrapher. Lyttleton went on to host BBCs The Best of Jazz for 40 years as well as BBCs longest running panel game I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue. He was posthumously awarded BBC Jazz Musician of the Year in 2008.

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