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06/02/2011

Clare Teal pays tribute to jazz discogrpaher Brian Rust by playing the tracks he felt were most important or that he particularly enjoyed. Featuring music from Duke Ellington, Jack Hylton, Lew Stone, Fletcher Henderson and Count Basie. Brian sadly passed away at the beginning of January at the age of 88; he'd been a librarian at the BBC Gramophone library from 1945 to 1960 and was best known in the jazz world for making the first complete discography of jazz music from 1897 to 1942, along with other publications indispensible to the avid jazz record collector.

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Sun 6 Feb 2011 22:00

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