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Ronnie Chamberlain

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Name  Ronnie Chamberlain
Role  Clarinettist
Albums  All Time Top Twelve

Died  September 17, 1999, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Similar People  Don Lusher, Ronnie Verrell, Ted Heath, Bobby Pratt

Ted Heath & His Music with Ronnie Chamberlain soprano sax - Lover Man


Ronald H. Chamberlain (12 May 1924 – 17 September 1999) was a British jazz clarinettist and saxophonist, best known for his long stints with bands led by Vic Lewis and Ted Heath, and appearing on several of their respective recordings.

In March 1945, he recorded with three different line-ups of Carlo Krahmer’s Chicagoans, including Johnny Best, Stephane Grappelli, Vic Lewis (g), Tommy Bromley (b), Lad Busby (tb), Aubrey Frank (ts) Gerry Moore (p), Don Jacoby (tp), Harry Roche (tb), Derek Hawkins (cl), Sam Donahue (ts), Rocky Collucio (p), and Bert Howard (b).

Chamberlain was an early member of the Jive Bombers.

He also recorded with four different line-ups of the Melody Maker All-Stars (1951, 1952, 1954 & 1955) coinciding with, variously, many of the major names in British jazz, including Kenny Baker (tp), Gordon Langhorn (tb), Henry McKenzie (cl), Ronnie Scott (ts), Johnny Dankworth (as), Dave Shand (bs), Victor Feldman (vib), Ralph Sharon (p), Ivor Mairants (g), Charlie Short (b), Jack Parnell (d), Jackie Armstrong (tb), Vic Ash (cl), Les Gilbert (as), Martin Slavin (vib), Bill McGuffie (p), Johnny Hawksworth (b), Don Lusher (tb), Harry Klein (bs), Tito Burns (acc), Eric Delaney (d), Keith Christie (tb), Tommy Whittle (ts), Bert Weedon (g), Joe Muddel (b), and Joe Harriott (as).

References

Ronnie Chamberlain Wikipedia


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