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Jazz legend Barber still going strong at 84

Chris BarberWHEN he steps onto stage at Eastleigh he will be celebrating his 65th anniversary as a bandleader.

by Duncan Eaton

Trombonist Chris Barber is the sole survivor of a legendary trio of British jazz musicians called the Three Bs – Barber, Bilk and Ball.

King of the clarinet Acker Bilk passed away a month ago and Kenny Ball died in March last year.

Barber was the architect of the ’60s blues-rock explosion which gave birth to rock giants like The Rolling Stones and The Beatles.

Source: Southern Daily Echo

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