1950s at The Grosvenor

There were many dances with live music at The Grosvenor in the 1950s, mainly with dance orchestras – but some were jazz artists, such as Leslie “Jiver” Hutchinson, a Jamaican jazz trumpter in February 1957 – with Miss Aylesbury 1957 also being chosen!


There was also Harry Bence and his famous Rock’n’Roll Rhythm in August 1956 – though Harry Bence was better known as a band leader.


One man behind these was Alan Clarke, and the Bucks Examiner reported on a court case in July 1957:



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