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As fierce and fiery as any trumpet and fl++gelhorn stylist, yet also capable of a shimmering lyricism, Harry Beckett was an important part of Britain's jazz community for decades following his arrival on the scene during the 1950s. Born in Barbados on May 30, 1935, he moved to England in 1954, then joined Graham Collier's band in the early '60s, remaining with it until 1977. Beckett was featured in the film All Night Long with Charles Mingus in 1961. He also worked with Mike Wes... Read more

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