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Jon Hendricks: Interview 2

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.

Interview: 1971

Source: Jazz Professional

Interview Text or Transcript

Naturally, living in Britain with my family for four–and–a–half years left me with quite a few impressions. Really, the thing that makes me the happiest is that it gave me the opportunity to bring my children into a fairly stable society. We came over here at the time of the riots in America. My daughters have had the four–and–a–half years of schooling in England; if you had known them before and see them now, you see the difference it made in their personalities and their characters. For the rest of my life I will be grateful for the hospitality that I’ve been shown in this country.

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