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MEMORY LANE: 1980s Belton Jazz Festival attracted the stars and the crowds

Red Holloway and Sonny Stitt
Red Holloway and Sonny Stitt

An enthusiastic audience appreciated the delights of Belton Jazz Festival in 1983.

They enjoyed top American saxophone stars of be-bop Red Holloway and Sony Stitt.

Belton Park Jazz Festival
Belton Park Jazz Festival

The crowd are pictured enjoying the music in the marquee that was set up in the grounds of Belton House.

Also on the bill were jazz dancer Will Gaines, the Best of British, and Five-a-Slide.


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