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Saturday, August 20, 2016

RIP Louis Stewart

Just heard the sad news that Irish guitarist Louis Stewart died earlier today aged 72.
Probably Ireland's greatest ever jazz guitarist Louis Stewart was world class and I have fond memories of hearing him at Newcastle's Corner House in 1981.
More later.
Lance.
Obituary.

5 comments :

Roly said...

Sad news, one of the all time greats.

Hilary Say (on F/b) said...

So sorry to hear this. Zoe and I met him at The City of Derry Jazz Festival a few years ago.
RIP Louis.

Roly said...

I'm remembering a brilliant Radio 3 jazz session quite a few years back, maybe the 1980s. It was a quartet featuring Louis and pianist John Taylor. Both now gone.

Ron Hampton (on F/b). said...

Sad news a great player saw him at the Inn off the Park Middlesbrough.

Russell said...

A great player who played a memorable duo gig with a young Martin Taylor at the Corner House, Newcastle.

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