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Mick Burns Rhythm Kings was a Manchester based jazz band and played around the Lancs and Yorks jazz clubs in the 60's.They made one recording at the Eroica Studios in Altrincham. This was at one time released on cassette, maybe by Norman Fields jazz labe, but is no longer available.
The members were:
Mick Burns and Willie Entwistle, Cornet/trumpet.
John Ronan, trombone.
Ray Hayes, clarinet.
John Reade, piano.
Jim Lyas, tenor banjo.
Colin Turner, sousaphone.
Brian Ellwood,drums.
Artefact added : 21st March 2012
by brianellwood
Graydale Says –
I have 12 tracks in my files. I'm sure Jim Lyas (Lias is the correct spelling) lent me an L.P. to copy many years ago.
I'll rummage through some boxes and if it was a cassette I'll have it somewhere.
Will let you know.
Graham Martindale
COMMENT ADDED 1st May 2020
Graydale Says –
It was recorded 21 June 1969
COMMENT ADDED 1st May 2020
brianellwood Says –
Hi, thanks, I have the original LP, but thanks so much for the offer. Great band with a really authentic 3 brass sound. Loved playing with them, best regards,Brian.
p.s. if you know of any photos of the band, I would be pleased to add them to the site.
COMMENT ADDED 4th May 2020
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