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Jazz in Great Harwood

 Bob Wilber/Pug Orton

Bob Wilbur/Puf Orton     April 1978

This husband and wife team provided a pleasant contrast, which went down well with an audience used to instrument-only sessions. Bob Wilber has a very relaxed approach to his work, which belies his meticulous craftsmanship on clarinet and saxophones.

Puf Orton was a fresh voice for us but her style was that of a good jazz singer and she was helped by the superb arrangements done by husband Bob.

photograph derek woodall 1975 - 1996