RIP: Sir John Dankworth, British jazz musician

RIP: Sir John Dankworth, British jazz musician

From The Guardian:

Sir John Dankworth, a totemic figure of the British jazz scene who worked as a musical director for artists including Nat King Cole and Ella ­Fitzgerald, has died at the age of 82.

The saxophonist, whose career spanned more than half a century, died yesterday in King Edward VII hospital, London. He had been ill for several months.

• Dankworth’s Qnote Records:

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