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This section includes articles, interviews and biographies relating to professional and amateur musicians. It also includes reminiscence interviews with various community groups reflecting on their diverse investments in music. Some have been created during the NJA's IJR Project. Other entries are from the Jazz Professional website, now managed by the National Jazz Archive.
Alan Dean: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: Success Story

First interview in 2004 where vocalist Alan Dean talks to Ron Simmonds about his success in the television industry. 

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Alan Dean: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: Testing the Water

A brief description about the career success of vocalist Alan Dean which includes his success in America and his European tour. 

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Alan Dean: Interview 3
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Three: Press Notices

Short reviews and dates from the press about Alan Dean and his musical career. 

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Frank Sinatra: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: Bill Miller Remembers

Jazz pianist Bill Miller talks to Les Tomkins in 1970 about working with the legendary Frank Sinatra, his style and the way they evolved as a team. 

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Frank Sinatra: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: The Critics

Bill Miller discusses working with the legendary Frank Sinatra with Les Tomkins in 1975. 

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Frank Sinatra: Interview 3
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Three: On Tour with Frank Sinatra

Bobby Lamb recounts his experience of working with with Frank Sinatra. 

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Jon Hendricks: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: A Memorable Group

Two interviews with American jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks who talks to Les Tomkins in 1968 and 1973. They discuss his group 'Lambert, Hendricks and Ross' and the British jazz scene.

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Jon Hendricks: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: The Musical Aspect

Two interview with American Jazz singer and lyricist Jon Hendricks who talks to Les Tomkins in 1968 and 1973. They discuss his group 'Lambert, Hendricks and Ross' and the British jazz scene.

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Marion Montgomery: Interview 1
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview One: Background to a Musical Marriage

American jazz singer Marion Montgomery talks to Les Tomkins in 1988. Including an interview with her husband and English jazz pianist Laurie Holloway and discussion with both of them.

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Marion Montgomery: Interview 2
Tuesday 8th January 2013

Interview Two: Views from a Musical Marriage

American jazz singer Marion Montgomery and Laurie Holloway talk to Les Tomkins in 1988 about their marriage. 

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