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 Tubby Hayes

Tubby Hayes

Birth
St Pancras, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Death 8 Jun 1973 (aged 38)
Hammersmith, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London, England
Burial Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Plot Ashes scattered in Section 1 L
Memorial ID 19187 · View Source
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Jazz Musician. He is considered by many to be Great Britain's finest jazz tenor sax players and composers. He co-led the successful Jazz Couriers with Ronnie Scott from 1957 to 1959. He led several distinguished quartets and was the first British contemporary to appear at regular intervals in the USA. One of his most distinguished quartets came in the late 1950's, a group which included Terry Shannon, Jeff Clyne, Phil Seaman or Bill Eyden. Another in the 1960's included Ron Mathewson, Tony Levin and Mike Pyne. Tubby Hayes died having had a second heart operation in 1973.

Bio by: Kieran Smith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19187
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tubby Hayes (30 Jan 1935–8 Jun 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19187, citing Golders Green Crematorium, Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .