Plaque: Sidney Bechet
Erection date: 24/11/2014
Sidney Bechet, 1897 - 1959, New Orleans jazz pioneer saxophonist & clarinetist, lived here 1922.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
Erected in November 2014 by admirers of his music
Site: Sidney Bechet (1 memorial)
W1, Conway Street, 27
When Bechet lived here the street was called Southampton Street and he was performing at the Rector’s Club in Tottenham Court Road.