Person    | Male  Born 28/3/1932 

Jackie Free

Categories: Music / songs

Trombonist. Born Pearcroft Road, Leytonstone. He learnt to play in the local Boys Brigade band, and during his national service in the R.A.F. he played with many service bands. A high spot for him was in 1956, when he got to play alongside Louis Armstrong when he was visiting London.

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