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George Evans: Interview 1

Interview One: A Great Innovator

Biography of the vocalist and saxophonist George Evans: adapted from an article by Les Evans.

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Born in North London, George was the first musician on either side of the family.He first started by playing ukelele-banjo at the age of 13, with a little band called The Yale Five. The leader was Norrie Paramor, who was about 15 or 16 years old. A little gang of kids used to stand in the street and listen to them rehearse in Norrie's front room.

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