Ein statistischer Blick auf Chris Barbers Karriere offenbart uns hier den erfolgreichsten Jazzmusiker aller Zeiten: 62 Jahre als Bandleader, Langspielplatten. Auf seinen ausdrücklichen Wunsch hin setzt The Big Chris Barber Band die Tournee dennoch wie geplant fort: Im Sinne des Bandleaders werden seine. Donald Christopher Barber. Profil: Trombonist, bassist, band-leader, pioneer of British jazz and blues and one of the most influential UK jazz musicians.
BR-NavigationBad Oeynhausen. Auf die Chris Barber Band war schon immer Verlass, wenn es um den Spielplan im Theater im Park geht. Auf seinen ausdrücklichen Wunsch hin setzt The Big Chris Barber Band die Tournee dennoch wie geplant fort: Im Sinne des Bandleaders werden seine. Donald Christopher Barber. Profil: Trombonist, bassist, band-leader, pioneer of British jazz and blues and one of the most influential UK jazz musicians.
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Weitere Fassungen folgten, immer mit Klarinettist Monty Sunshines vibratoreichem Solo, das einen glatten Übergang zu Dick Bishops zitherähnlichem Gitarrensolo gewährleistet.
Erstmals als Single ausgekoppelt aus der LP Chris Barber Plays Vol. Nur in England erschien als B-Seite der Bugle Boy Rag , ansonsten weltweit der Wild Cat Blues.
Pye Records entschloss sich im Januar zur Wiederveröffentlichung — mit Erfolg. Als Pye Nixa NJ kam sie am Februar in die britischen Charts, wo sie bis auf Rang drei vordrang.
Parallel in den USA veröffentlicht, erreichte sie hier Platz fünf der Pop-Hitparade, entwickelte sich zum Millionenseller und wurde Barbers Markenzeichen.
Auch in Deutschland rückte der Titel nach seiner Veröffentlichung im März bis auf den zweiten Platz vor. Eddie Smith ersetzte rechtzeitig Bishop für Chris Barbers LP In Concert aufgenommen am Sell Music List Items For Sale Orders Inventory Billing My Store.
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Reply Notify me Helpful. Xxj July 29, Report. You missed out the "Drat That Frattle Rat" LP She sang with many variations of the personnel over the next decade and a half, after which she had to retire because of poor health.
Pat Halcox trumpet Chris Barber trombone Monty Sunshine clarinet Lonnie Donegan banjo Jim Bray bass Ron Bowden drums Ottilie Patterson vocals The Decca record label issued Blues , a 7-inch EP containing two concert and two studio recordings made in January and March Ottilie also sang two tracks on Chris Barber Plays and her first feature EP, That Patterson Girl , was recorded with this band.
July to April Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson Jim Bray was the first member of the original Chris Barber's Jazz Band to leave the band.
His replacement, Micky Ashman, had played and recorded with one of Chris's amateur bands, Chris Barber's New Orleans Jazzband , in Micky Ashman played on just two Barber LPs, but both were outstanding and influential: Chris Barber Plays, Volume 2 , and Echoes Of Harlem.
April to 24 November Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson Dick Bishop had been a member of the Lonnie Donegan Skiffle Group a "band within the band" since as early as January He took over the banjo chair for a brief seventh-month period after Lonnie left in April Micky Ashman left at the same time as Lonnie, and was replaced by Dick Smith.
December to December Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson Graham Burbidge replaces Ron Bowden.
Pat Halcox trumpet ; Chris Barber trombone ; Monty Sunshine clarinet ; Eddie Smith banjo ; Dick Smith bass ; Graham Burbidge drums ; Ottilie Patterson vocals.
January to 11 July Chris Barber's Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson occasionally "The Chris Barber Band" Ian Wheeler replaces Monty Sunshine.
Pat Halcox trumpet ; Chris Barber trombone ; Ian Wheeler reeds ; Eddie Smith banjo ; Dick Smith bass ; Graham Burbidge drums ; Ottilie Patterson vocals.
November 22, The Big Chris Barber Band perform at newly refurbished St. George's Hall in Pinner View, Harrow, on Dec. November 12, A German photographer, Mr.
Thomas Landsiedel, took a few pictures from the current tour on November 9, Bad Hersfeld. We thank very much for his permission to present these pictures here.
November 11, A new picture on the top of this website - this time a "behind"-view - taken by Helge Lorenz. Thanks Helge for your permission!
October 30, - Remembering Ian Wheeler - a new double CD After "Remembering Pat" and "Remembering Monty" Paul Adams has now published his newest double CD set, dedicated to the life and work of Ian Wheeler - Read more and listen to 4 clips here.
October 24, - Short Clip on Youtube The Big Chris Barber Band gave a concert in Hamburg on Oct. The german TV station "NDR" have published a short clip from that concert with a few words from Chris and fans from that evening.
August 26, - Jazz me Blues - The Autobiography of Chris Barber We got several requests for the autobiography of Chris Barber, a book that was already published in You may order this book directly via the publishers website.
Please read also here our short review. August 15, Prior to the concert at Cadogan Hall on September 9th, London Jazz News published a short interview with Chris Barber.
June 28, - BBC Radio Ulster "Jazz Club with Walter Love" Niklaus Zust, a follower of the Barber Band right from the beginning he was the sound master of the recording "Clearing the Air in Berne !
You can still listen to the broadcast for another 28 days. April 11, A street in Holland is dedicated to Chris Barber. March 12, - Message board temporarely closed Due to heavy spam we have temporarely closed the Chris Barber Message board and are working on a solution.
February 4, We got these days another fine painting by Alan Bateman, showing Pat and Chris. We normally do not refer to Youtube.
But since Jan. The original LP was extremely hard to get in Western Europe at that time! Check Youtube.
January 18, - Activities Visitors of this site will have noticed that there were no activities since Dec 6, The reason is very simple: Co-Webmaster Andreas was on holiday for 5 weeks, standing away from computers and enjoying cultural life in Africa and Asia!
Regular updates of this site will continue! December 6, Chris Barber received the British Blues Award at the Concorde Club in Eastleigh. Here you will find a few pictures of this event, taken by David Mence and forwarded to us by Ria Wigt.
Congratulations to Chris and thanks to David Mence for sharing this moment for us. November 17, Bert Brandsma sent us a new band picture , which we have published on top of this site.
October 18, - Remembering Monty Sunshine Lake Records have just issued a new double CD featuring the work of Monty Sunshine.
September 21, We got several requests for updates of the Tour schedule. These information come from the Chris Barber Management in Holland and we have asked them for updates.
Sorry that we cannot help. RIP Micky. We have more information about the work of Micky Ashman with Chris Barber on this page.
August 21, At the occasion of Chris Barber's 85th anniversary, Alan Bateman, British painter and jazz trumpet player, painted a great portrait of Chris and we got the permission to publish this picture here.
It was only last week when Alan met Chris to hand over the jubilee portrait. Thanks to Alan for sending us this picture of this remarkable moment.
July 18, - listen to Abbey The show is on every Monday from 6. Sandy features a lot of trad music and does not forget the British Jazz Scene like Chris Barber, Ken Colyer, Humphrey Lyttelton, Acker and Kenny and many others.
If you can't follow the programm "live", there is alway a possibility to listen to the show during the whole week.
Go to abbey June 14, - Music Mirror Our friend and collector Dr. Read the articel here. June 6, - Jazz Podium Germany article about Chris Barber's 85th birthday Woomy Schmidt wrote a fantastic article about Chris Barber at the occasion of his 85th birthday.
You can read the article in German here. May 13, - 2 drummers for the Big Chris Barber Band! Since John Watson has taken over the drum chair for the UK dates, while Gregor Beck works on drums on Continental dates.
We have added more information about John Watson to this website. May 12, - Chris Barber's 85th Birthday Guestbook is now closed All entries can be viewed here.
On few selected days the fantastic german blues guitar player Helge Lorenz joins the Big Chris Barber Band. On Youtube you will find the band's version of "Goin' home" with Helge Lorenz, rec.
April 22, - provisional tour dates The official website for the tour dates is maintained by Wigt International.
We got a provisional tour date sheet for These dates are not yet shown on the aforementioned website. Click here for the gallery. Many happy returns and keep on swinging!
For this reason we have opened a special guest book for congratulations. Please do not hesitate to make your entry here.
Chris Barber feiert am April seinen Alles Gute und weiterhin viel Swing! Sie haben die Möglichkeit, in einem soeben eröffneten Gästebuch für Gratulationen Ihre Glückwünsche für Chris Barber einzutragen.
Paul Adams being interviewed by Walter Love and giving intereseting information about the late Pat Halcox and the Chris Barber Band. March 2, - Remembering Pat Halcox - a brand new double CD Lake Records and Paul Adams present a brand new double CD that covers the work of Pat Halcox, not only with Chris Barber, but also with other well known musicians and his own group, the Pat Halcox All Stars.
See our review here. February 10, - Chris Barber Tour Dates The tour schedule of the Big Chris Barber Band is again available at the website of Wigt International.
February 7, - Chris Barber Tour Dates We got quite a lot of E-Mails asking for updated tour date information. We have been informed that the problems on their website will be fixed in due course.
As soon as we have this information, we will replace the temporarely and of course outdated PDF-file with the direct link to the tour management's website.
Thank you very much for your understanding. This eleven-man "Big Chris Barber Band" offered a broader range of music while reserving a spot in the programme for the traditional six-man New Orleans line-up.
A recording of the Lennon—McCartney composition "Catswalk" can be heard, retitled "Cat Call", on The Songs Lennon and McCartney Gave Away.
Written by Paul McCartney the song was recorded in late July and released as a single in the UK on 20 October In , Barber published his autobiography Jazz Me Blues with co-author Alyn Shipton.
The band will continue under the musical direction of Bob Hunt. Pat Halcox, trumpeter with the Chris Barber Band since 31 May , retired after playing his last gig with the Big Chris Barber Band on 16 July Halcox and Barber were together in the band for 54 years — the longest continuous partnership in the history of jazz, exceeding even that of Duke Ellington and Harry Carney 48 years between and John Crocker reeds retired from the band in after a year stint.
Vic Pitt double bass retired in January after 30 years with the band. His feature duet with the drummers of the day — "Big Noise From Winnetka" was not only a feature of the Barber concerts, but also his time with the Kenny Ball band immediately before.