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  1. Name Three People...

    Keeter Betts Steve Race Michael Winner
  2. BFT 204 - C'mon Vince, Play Your Vibes!

    Track 2: Is the tenor soloist Big Nick Nicholas?
  3. Name Three People...

    Lawrence Welk Jean Shrimpton Mr Muscle
  4. Re other poets/literary types who dug jazz, Philip Larkin and Kingsley Amis come to mind. Both were pretty mouldy figs, though Larkin was known to cut a caper to (New Testament) Basie. Amis, though, condemned himself (IIRC in his novel Take a Girl Like You) by including in his cricket team of 11 Villains none other than John Coltrane. Amis was clearly happier with Condon (Eddie, not Les).
  5. BFT 204 - C'mon Vince, Play Your Vibes!

    Track 2: Diz Track 6:"Girl Talk" Track 7: Bela Bartok?
  6. I was at university with Ron Rubin's valve trombonist and vibist brother, John Rubin. Never met Ron, though. I believe Ron played for Ronnie Scott and for Robert Graves in Majorca.
  7. Name Three People...

    Humpty Dumpty Ornette Coleman Minor Hall