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Friday, September 09, 2011

Esquire Jazz @ The Porthole

















Miles Watson sent me this cartoon of the original Jazz Esquires at The Porthole, North Shields.
Sketched by an unknown artist the musicians are Hughie Aitchison (tpt); Munro Sutherland (clt); Lenny Sampson (tmb); Eric Gamblin (gtr); Derek Dixon (bs); Mick Yorke (dms) Bob ? (pno). It's Bob the Pianist who is the problem name-wise. Can anyone recall his surname or, come to that, who was the artist?
Lance.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

HI Lance,
The piano player is Bob Colesome (If that is the right spelling) he did play very often at The Wheatsheaf jam sessions in the 1970's on a Thursday, also was with the Royal Observer Corps, nice piano player, and wonder what ever happened to him....
Colin
Hong Kong

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