BURTON JAZZ CLUB
A Brief History
In 1959, having spent almost two decades in the cinema business -
With finding his evenings free for the first time he started attending Jazz sessions each week in neighbouring Derby.
By the early Sixties, spotting an opening for Traditional Jazz in Burton, started Weekly jazz sessions at the Market Hotel -
April 13th 1961.
By the early seventies Lichfield Jazz Club was formed, which ran for eight years at the Old Crown Bore Street. During the mid seventies jazz sessions were also held at the Pennine Hotel Derby -
On May 3rd 2004 Glyn died.
Glyn ran the club more or less single-
live traditional jazz in the
area for 40 Years