if you're not british, you probably don't know humphrey lyttleton.  if you know humphrey lyttleton, you'll understand why a jazz site (with a humo(u)r section) ought to record his passing.  and if you ever heard his band, you'll know he could play.

respect to the memory of humph - now a resident of that great mornington crescent in the sky.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/clue/

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uk based so enjoyed humph enormously.  great musician (bad penny blues in my childhood), isihac - just brilliant.  don't make em like him any more - an inspiring character.

are you a professional musician?  i have dabbled since childhood lessons but made little progress.  now almost retired and am committing myself to being able to play jazz piano for my own pleasure.

live close to the stables so must get along more often to see the real professional play.
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