Donald Christopher (Chris) BARBER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1930-04-17
Education King Alfred Sch, St Paul's, Guildhall Sch of Music
Publications N/A
Recreations collecting Jazz and Blues records and antiques, motor racing (competitor 1957-63), snooker
Clubs Br Racing Drivers'
Style Mr Chris Barber, OBE
Career jazz musician and band ldr; instruments played: trombone, trumpet, baritone horn, double bass; formed first (amateur) band 1949, first professional band formed 1952 (led by Ken Colyer 1953-54); ldr: Chris Barber's Jazz Band 1954-68, Chris Barber's Jazz and Blues Band 1968-2001, The Big Chris Barber Band 2001-; over 200 LPs and CDs, extensive tours 1954-2003 (Europe, USA, Aust, NZ, Japan, ME, Canada), played approximately 12500 performances 1954-2003; hon citizen New Orleans; Hon DMus Univ of Durham
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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