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Jazz in Great Harwood

Red Norvo

Red Norvo and Tal Farlow     May 1978

Red Norvo came with a reputation for being very ill mannered and temperamental but when he arrived he was wonderful. He invited one of the local vibes players to duet with him and it was a pleasure to see them both enjoying the music together. The atmosphere was helped by the presence of the great guitarist, Tal Farlow, an unassuming but brilliant player.

A couple of articles after the death of Red Norvo, one from  salon  and another from  elvispelvis.

A wiki article about  Tal Farlow

photograph derek woodall 1975 - 1996