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Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry (2015)

The life of legendary British jazz saxophonist Tubby Hayes, his influence on fellow musicians, the UK jazz music scene of mid-1950s to mid-1960s, and music in general.

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Lee Cogswell

Writer:

Mark Baxter
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Credited cast:
Tubby Hayes Tubby Hayes ... Self (archive footage)
Martin Freeman ... Self - Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Blake Peter Blake ... Self - Interviewee
Anita Deed Anita Deed ... Self - Interviewee
Robert Elms Robert Elms ... Self - Interviewee
Patrick Forge Patrick Forge ... Self - Interviewee
Brian Foster Brian Foster ... Self - Interviewee
Ray Gelato Ray Gelato ... Self - Interviewee
Cliff Hardie Cliff Hardie ... Self - Interviewee
Richard Hayes Richard Hayes ... Self - Interviewee
Michael Horowitz Michael Horowitz ... Self - Interviewee
Chris King Chris King ... Self - Interviewee
Jeffrey Kruger Jeffrey Kruger ... Self - Interviewee
Chris McGranaghan Chris McGranaghan ... Self - Interviewee
Eddie Piller Eddie Piller ... Self - Interviewee
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The life of legendary British jazz saxophonist Tubby Hayes, his influence on fellow musicians, the UK jazz music scene of mid-1950s to mid-1960s, and music in general.

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jazz | saxophone | saxophonist | See All (3) »

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Documentary | Music

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Seven Steps To Heaven
Written by Victor Feldman
Performed by Tubby Hayes as The Tubby Hayes Big Band - Greg Bowen, Ian Hamer, Les Condon, Kenny Wheeler (tpts); Keith Christie,, Bill Geldard (tbns); Peter King (alto sax); Tubby Hayes, Brian Smith (tenor sax); Harry Klein (bar. sax); Louis Stewart (guitar); Ron Mathewson (bass); Spike Wells (drums)
From the album "Rumpus: Tubby Hayes Archive Volume 03"
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It's OK
8 May 2019 | by chris_walesSee all my reviews

It's OK - but for a modern documentary, maybe a bit pedestrian. Definitely worth a look for the footage of the great man himself, But the 'talking heads' stuff is very BBC docu, circa 1995. Didn't really do it for me.


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English

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26 October 2015 (UK) See more »

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