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Musical Moments to Remember: The Swing & The Sweet of Ted Heath (In Studio & On Stage) album art

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East of the Sun
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Bakerloo Non-Stop
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The Very Thought Of You
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Not So Quiet Please
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Opus One

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Ted Heath was one of the most famous big-band leaders in Great Britain of the 1950s. His bands played modernized swing music that was always danceable but occasionally had worthwhile solos played in the tradition. Heath started out playing tenor horn before he switched to trombone when he was 14. He spent a period playing as a street musician and then was discovered by Jack Hylton, who hired him for his band. Heath had long stints as a sideman with a variety of top dance bands, ... Read more

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