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Bass saxophonist Harry Gold was a driving force behind Britain's postwar Dixieland revival, spreading the gospel of traditional jazz for more than 70 years. Born Harry Goldberg on February 26, 1907, in Dublin, Ireland, he grew up in London's East End. In 1919 he attended an Original Dixieland Jazz Band date at the Hammersmith Palais, and decided then and there to become a professional musician himself. At 14 Gold dropped out of school to work in his father's tailoring business, ... Read more

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