Plaque

Sidney Bechet

Erection date: 24/11/2014

Inscription

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. 

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Saxophonist, clarinetist and composer. Born in New Orleans. He was an outstan...

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