A brief History of Popular Music Part 3. "It don't mean a thing if it Ain't got that swing"

Nigel M Thompson SpeakerNet Sponsor

Bristol, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Hereford
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Paid: £ 40 plus 15 per mile driven. I live in GL19 ~ 100 mile radius
20th July 2021

Whenever I give one of these talks I get a request for another part and so I have put together Part Three.

This covers dance and song from both sides of the Atlantic and covers the years 1950 through 1990. Such luminaries as Dinah Washington, Matt Monro, Sir Humphrey Littleton et al.

The talk last for approx. 60 minutes

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About Nigel M Thompson

I have been giving talks to Probus clubs, U3A etc, for more than 6 years. I have been awarded a Speaker Rosette by the Probus Speaker Register of Gloucs. which means that at least three clubs have spoken positively about my presentations.

I spent the majority of my working life in Sales and Marketing and was a director of a £30mn engineering company in Cheltenham, close to my current residence. I spent much of the last few years until I retired presenting to large groups of Architects and Consulting Engineers, worldwide. (Fosters, Ove Arup etc). I taught myself how to create presentations in Powerpoint during this period.

Since I retired in 2010, I have created 16, 60 minute powerpoint presentations. I am enjoying expanding my audience through Speakernet.

I always try to mix humour into my talks, wherever relevant

I charge £ 45 for a talk plus £0.15 per mile for expenses, and am willing to travel up to 40 miles from GL19 . All of my fees, less expenses go to various charities

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