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The songbook

Harry South (performer)
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Title
The songbook
Performer
Harry South
Publisher
Rhythm and Blues, 2017
4 cd's
Playing time
05:02:20
EAN
5060331751076
CDR
JE42356
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73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Harry South

Harry Percy South (7 September 1929 – 12 March 1990) was an English jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, who moved into work for film and television.

Career

South was born in Fulham, London. He came to prominence in the 1950s, playing with Joe Harriott, Dizzy Reece, Tony Crombie, and Tubby Hayes. In 1954, he was in the Tony Crombie Orchestra with Dizzy Reece, Les Condon (trumpet), Joe Temperley, Sammy Walker (tenor sax), Lennie Dawes (baritone sax), and Ashley Kozak (bass).

After returning from a 9-month tour of Calcutta, India, with the Ashley Kozak Quartet, he spent four years with the Dick Morrissey Quartet, where he both wrote and arranged material for their subsequent four albums.

He formed a big band in 1966 with Dick Morrissey, Phil Seamen, Keith Christie, Ronnie Scott and Ian Carr, and recorded an album for Mercury Records.

In the mid-1960s, he began working with British rhythm & blues singer and o…Read more on Wikipedia