Journey To A Destination Unknown: Barbara Thompson MBE – The Autobiographical Story Of Her Musical Life (Jazz In Britain)

Way back around 1978 saxophonist Barbara Thompson was the first guest of the newly formed Birmingham Jazz Society, an institution that is still going strong today. I was at that first gig and it was one of the first jazz gigs I ever attended. The group was ‘Paraphernalia’ and it is a testament to the quality of the music that I still remember the event all these years on. Thompson’s music has weaved itself in and around my own journey into jazz.

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