Derek Peter DRESCHER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-03-13
Education Pocklington Sch, Univ of Birmingham
Publications N/A
Recreations theatre, music, travel, books
Clubs N/A
Style Derek Drescher, Esq
Career lighting designer Lincoln and Oldham Repertory Theatre Cos 1961-63; BBC Radio: studio mangr 1963-71, music prodr 1971-89, sr prodr (jazz) 1989-99; freelance prodr and photographer 1999-, dir New Vortex Jazz Club 2003-; memb Ctee Cheltenham Jazz Festival 1996-2006; documentaries incl: Constant Lambert, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Parker, Little Titch, Shostakovich, Miles Davis (The Phoenix, nominated Sony award 1991), George Russell (The Invisible Guru), Billy Mayerl (A Formula for Success); series incl: Man-Woman of Action, Desert Island Discs 1976-86, Jazz Today, Concerto, Highway to Heaven, Before the Blues (Sony award for best specialist music prog 1988), This Week's Composer (Duke Ellington), Play as I Please (Humphrey Lyttelton), Touch of Genius (George Shearing), Impressions, A Man for All Music (André Previn), Misterioso (Thelonious Monk), Kiri (Dame Kiri Te Kanawa), Saxophone Colossus (Sonny Rollins), Bright Size Life (Pat Metheny); exhbn of photographs of jazz musicians at Vortex Jazz Club and Bloomsbury Theatre 1999, enlarged exhbn at Cheltenham International Jazz Festival 2000, exhbn of photgraphs at Laine Dankworth Centre Wavendon 2002-03; jt first prize winners exhbn Lauderdale House Highgate 2001
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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