1960 Aylesbury Jazz Club

In 1960, the Aylesbury Jazz Club continued to present top-class trad jazz at the Grosvenor Ballroom every Tuesday evening. The fans continued to flock in – the Bucks Herald reported a record attendance of 950 for Terry Lightfoot on 24th May.

Micky Ashman and his Ragtime Jazzband topped the number of appearances during the year with 8, followed by the Kenny Ball Jazzmen (6) and Terry Lightfoot (5). Ken Colyer, Acker Bilk and Bob Wallis each appeared three times.

In addition there were five all-night jazz balls held at the Grosvenor Ballroom during the year – for details, please see here.

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Details of the 52 gigs in 1960 are shown below. For other years, please see separate posts.

DateArtist
5/1/1960Cy Laurie and his Band
12/1/1960Terry Lightfoot Jazzmen
19/1/1960Micky Ashman Jazzband
26/1/1960Mike Daniels Delta Jazzmen
2/2/1960Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
9/2/1960Ken Colyer Jazzmen
16/2/1960Sonny Morris Jazzmen
23/2/1960Cy Laurie Jazzmen
1/3/1960Ian Menzies and the Clyde Valley Stompers
8/3/1960Micky Ashman's Ragtime Jazzband
15/3/1960Mike Daniels Delta Jazzmen
22/3/1960Terry Lightfoot Jazzmen
29/3/1960Ken Colyer Jazzmen
5/4/1960Kenny Ball Jazzmen
12/4/1960Micky Ashman's Ragtime Jazzband
19/4/1960Dave Nelson and the Marlborough Jazzband
26/4/1960Humphrey Lyttleton and his band with Cab Kaye
3/5/1960Graham Stewart's New Orleans Jazzmen
10/5/1960Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
17/5/1960Sandy Brown-Al Fairweather All Stars
24/5/1960Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen
31/5/1960Micky Ashman's Ragtime Jazzband
7/6/1960Bob Wallis and the Storyville Jazzmen
14/6/1960Ian Menzies and the Clyde Valley Stompers
21/6/1960Nat Gonella and the Georgians
28/6/1960Micky Ashman and his Ragtime Jazzband
5/7/1960Cy Laurie and his Jazzband
12/7/1960Ken Barton's Creole Jazz Band
19/7/1960Kenny Ball Jazzmen
26/7/1960Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen
2/8/1960Micky Ashman's Ragtime Jazzband
9/8/1960Ken Colyer Jazzmen
16/8/1960Bob Wallis and the Storyville Jazzmen
23/8/1960Kenny Ball Jazzmen
30/8/1960Sims-Wheeler Vintage Jazz Band
6/9/1960Clyde Valley Stompers
13/9/1960Humphrey Lyttleton and his band
20/9/1960Micky Ashman and his Ragtime Jazzband
27/9/1960Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
4/10/1960Dick Charlesworth and his City Gents
11/10/1960Cy Laurie Jazz Band
18/10/1960Mick Mulligan and his band
25/10/1960Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
1/11/1960Pete Ridge Jazz Band with Little Mo
8/11/1960Sims-Wheeler Vintage Jazz Band
15/11/1960The Alex Welsh Dixielanders with Diz Dizley and Lennie Hastings
22/11/1960Micky Ashman's Ragtime Jazzband
29/11/1960Bob Walliss and his Storyville Jazzband
6/12/1960Terry Lightfoot and his New Orleans Jazzmen
13/12/1960Dick Charlesworth and his City Gents
20/12/1960Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
27/12/1960Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen

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