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John Dankworth: Interview 1

A Great Time for British Jazz

English jazz composer, saxophonist and clarinettist John Dankworth talks to Les Tomkins about different styles of jazz, and what it really means to "swing". 

Interview: 1969

Source: Jazz Professional 

Interview Text or Transcript

It’s very encouraging to see that fans are taking British musicians seriously at last. For a long, long while Americans were the only ones; now you see our musicians beginning to get recognition.

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