John James CHILTON

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1932-07-16
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Style John Chilton, Esq
Career jazz musician, writer, composer; worked in advertising agency then nat newspaper; professional jazz trumpeter 1957-; ldr own band 1958, memb Bruce Turner's Jump Band 1958-63, memb various big bands led by Mike Daniels and Alex Welsh 1960s, ldr own band and backing musician for Buck Clayton, Ben Webster, Bill Coleman, Charlie Shavers, Roy Eldridge 1963-69, musical dir for George Melly 1972-2002, ldr Feetwarmers 1972- (jt ldr with Wally Fawkes 1969-72); hon citizen New Orleans 1997; >ir< Grammy for best album notes 1983, ARSC Award USA for best researched jazz and blues book 1992, Br Jazz Award for Jazz Writer of the Year 2000
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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