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b. 10 October 1899, Newcastle, England, d. 23 March 1977, London, England. A band leader, arranger, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, Ternent was discovered by Jack Hylton while playing with the Selma Four in a Newcastle restaurant. Hylton took him to London where Ternent played in Al Starita's dance band at the Kit Kat Restaurant before joining Hylton's showband. From 1927 until the outbreak of World War II, Ternent wrote most of the Hylton band's familiar top-class arrangem... Read more

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