Guest Speakers and Movie: From the Dee to the Mersey – The Jazz Odyssey Continue The Big Chris Barber Band

Special guests Ray Knight and Louis Lince will introduce their second documentary film recording, interviewing, and preserving the historical sounds of the traditional jazz bands in Britain’s North- west. A follow-up to their 2017 documentary “The Road to Southport Pier”, they visit Chester and the Wirral to record some well-known, and some not so well- known, jazz bands. This video will be enjoyed by lovers of traditional jazz now and in the future. This documentary is part of an occasional series which will look at other regions in England and Scotland.

Chris Barber is one of the great British jazz icons. He celebrated his 60th Anniversary in the business in 2013. This fantastic DVD release of Chris with The Big Chris Barber Band In Concert at the Medina Theatre on the Isle of Wight was the perfect way to celebrate that momentous occasion!

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