Chris Barber Jazz Band

Chris Barber is a jazz bandleader and trombonist. He helped the careers of many other musicians, including Ottilie Patterson, who was at one time his wife, Lonnie Donegan and Alexis Korner.

Barber is still touring in 2016.

Appearances in Aylesbury

The Chris Barber Jazz Band with Ottilie Patterson played at the opening night of the Aylesbury Jazz Club at the Grosvenor Ballroom on January 13th 1959 – and were the first band to appear when the Aylesbury Jazz Club returned to the newly refurbished and re-named Borough Assembly Hall on 22nd October 1963; on this occasion, Ottilie Patterson was billed to appear but was unwell.

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A list of the seven Aylesbury appearances is shown below:

DateVenueClubArtist 1Artist 2
13/1/1959Grosvenor BallroomAylesbury Jazz ClubChris Barber Jazz Band Ottilie Patterson
8/9/1959Grosvenor BallroomAylesbury Jazz ClubChris Barber Jazzband
21/2/1961Grosvenor BallroomAylesbury Jazz ClubChris Barber Band
5/12/1961Town Hall AylesburyAylesbury Jazz ClubChris Barber BandOttilie Patterson with Alexis Korner
22/10/1963Borough Assembly HallAylesbury Jazz ClubChris Barber and His Jazz Band
14/1/1964Borough Assembly HallAylesbury Jazz ClubChris Barber's JazzbandOttilie Patterson
2/3/1965Borough Assembly HallAylesbury BluesvilleChris Barber's Jazzband

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