A Trip Down Tin Pan Alley

David John Kimmins


Region:
East Midlands
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Type:
WI and Probus Groups
Fee:
Paid: £40 to £50 depending on location and group size - no expenses
Category:
Entertainment
Updated:
19th December 2017
Tagged:

My talk tells the fascinating and entertaining story of the growth of the popular music publishing industry in the 1920's- the sometimes crooked publishers; the well known performers; the 'one hit wonders'; plagiarism; and the wonderful composers and lyricists who created some of the tunes we still treasure today.

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About David John Kimmins

I have played banjo and guitar in Jazz bands for over 50 years as a semi professional. During that time I have had a growing interest in the work of songwriters and lyricists and the fascinating origins of the popular and jazz music of the 1920's and 30's.


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