Thursday, 22 January 2015

Blue Plaque Unveiled for Wheeler

A plaque honouring the great trumpeter and composer Kenny Wheeler has been unveiled at his home in Leytonstone.

In a joint initiative between the London Borough of Waltham Forest and National Jazz Archive, Wheeler now joins Sir John Dankworth, Dave Shepherd and Jackie Free to have been commemorated in this way.

The unveiling was attended by Wheeler's family and close friends including Dave Holland, Norma Winstone and Nick Smart.

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