Well done to Darlington Jazz Club for making this concert a reality. Few, if any, northern cities could be counted on to get the audience out on a Monday night for a big band gig.
Sonny Rollins: "I work very hard. I wear out suits playing." - (Downbeat May 29, 1969.)
Bob Brookmeyer: "The group's philosophy? We're saving to buy new uniforms - the ties wore out." - (Crescendo March 1965).