Alan Branscombe

Born 4 June 1936. Died 27 October 1986
Alan Branscombe
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1936-06-04
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Alan Branscombe

Alan Branscombe Biography (Wikipedia)

Alan Branscombe (4 June 1936, Wallasey - 27 October 1986, London) was an English jazz pianist, vibraphonist, and alto saxophonist.

Branscombe's father and grandfather were also professional musicians. He played drums with Victor Feldman in a talent show as a child. He began on alto sax at age six, and played in the army with Jeff Clyne in 1954-56. He toured and recorded with Vic Ash in 1958, recorded with Tony Kinsey in 1959, and toured Japan with Stanley Black in 1960. He worked with John Dankworth as pianist and vibraphonist intermittently between 1960 and 1972, including in the 1963 film The Servant. He joined Harry South's band at Ronnie Scott's club in the mid-1960s, and played as a sideman with Tubby Hayes (1964), Stan Tracey (1966–68), Paul Gonsalves (1969), Ben Webster (1965, 1970), and Albert Nicholas (1973). He toured in Europe with Stan Getz in 1970, and played with the Lamb-Premru group around 1971. He also recorded as a leader with Kinsey and Tony Coe as sidemen on the album The Day I Met the Blues (EMI, 1977). As a session musician, he played tenor saxophone on The Beatles "Got to Get You into My Life"

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Cleo Laine
It Was A Lover And His Lass
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It Was A Lover And His Lass
Johnny Scott, Leon Calvert, Greg Bowen, Ray Davies, Eddie Blair, Ian Hamer, Don Lusher, Jock Bain, Maurice Pratt, Jack Armstrong, Roy Willox, Al Newman, Bob Efford, Duncan Lamont, Ronnie Ross, Alan Branscombe, Judd Proctor, Arthur Watts, Barry Morgan & Johnny Scott
Limehouse Blues
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Limehouse Blues
Alan Branscombe
Some Day My Prince Will Come
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Some Day My Prince Will Come
Bobby Orr
It's Alright With Me
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It's Alright With Me
Kenny Wheeler
Song For Someone
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Song For Someone
John Dankworth
The Cave of Montesinos
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The Cave of Montesinos
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