Click image to see the creation of the Queen Street Club
Tony Dales was a past Secretary of the Jazz Club and also played drums with the Southwold Jazz band for a time.
Click the image to see his archive.
The Southwold Jazz band celebrated its 25th anniversary in 1988. To commemorate the event, John Paddon wrote a history of the band and it's reproduced here, along with photo of the celebrations. Click the image to view.
Note that the reproduction is poor, as is the original from which it was scanned.
Alternatively, click here to view a retyped version
The Greyhound Inn, Upgate, Louth was the first home for the Southwold Jazz Band and the Club. Upstairs was the 'Log Cabin' and these photo, thought to date from the late 1960s show a young John Paddon on cornet
The jazz guitarist Al Casey played at the Club in 1984
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