Kenny Ball - RIP

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  1. drunkenmaster

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    Its just been announced that Famed Jazz Trumpeter Kenny Ball has died after suffering from pneumonia at the age of 82,
    More info at:
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-21700146

    Another great loss for thr music industry.

    RIP
    Kenny Ball - 22.05.1930 to 07.03.2013
     
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    Actuly the one you moved was the second one;)

    I remember Kenny being the one of the first hit instrumental I ever heard if not the first with Midnight in Moscow and some of his othe hits like So Do I (sang on that one), Sukiyaki and March of the Siamese Children.

    Even before people came out of the woodwork to say Kenny was a nice guy on his death I heard tales that he was a real nice guy.

    Nice to see Acker Bilk is still alive.
    Kenny and his Jazzmen on Trumpet and and Acker with the Paramount Jazzman on his clarinet so much of the music from the early 60. A couple of gents that that could play instruments and were popular with there form of jazz called Trad till the pop group exploded.

    Kenny at one point was the musical interlude on the Morecambe and Wise show.


    R.I.P. Kenny Ball
     
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2013

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