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b. Alexander William Tamba Dankworth, 14 May 1960, London, England. The son of John Dankworth and Cleo Laine, Alec's background was inevitably steeped in music. Taking up the bass he studied at the Guildhall School of Music in London in 1978 before going to the Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. On his return to England, he played in several groups, including that led by his parents, performing with them on and off throughout the 80s. He also played with Cla... Read more

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