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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Lest We Forget ....

Today March 12 marks the first anniversary of the death of Mike Durham. Bandleader, trumpet player, entrepreneur, jazz historian, organizer of Whitley Bay Jazz Festival and Classic Jazz Party and all-round family man  Mike is remembered by many musicians and friends from around the world, not just for the above skills but also for his wonderful sense of humour.

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