Fairfield Halls 50th Anniversary
Julian Joseph celebrates the 50th anniversary of the famous jazz venue the Fairfield Halls in Croydon. With music from the Alan Barnes Quarte.
Since its opening by the Queen Mother in 1962, the Fairfield Halls in Croydon has hosted just about every major name in Jazz over the last 50 years. Jazz Line-Up presented by Julian Joseph recalls some of the classic names over the years with music provided by the Alan Barnes Quartet, who will play music by Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Dave Brubeck, Art Pepper, George Shearing and Coleman Hawkins, plus the memories of the Hall recalled by Radio 3's Alyn Shipton, and professor Jiggs Whigham, guest conductor of the BBC Big Band.