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Fred Hunt

p, 1923-1986 GB
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Herbert Frederick Hunt.

Herbert Frederick Hunt (September 21, 1923 - April 25, 1986) was an English jazz pianist.Hunt was born in London, where he began his career playing with Mike Daniels and Cy Laurie (1951), then joined Alex Welsh's band from 1954 to 1962 and again from 1964 to 1974. As Welsh's primary pianist, he became one of Britain's leading trad jazz musicians, and recorded with Eddie Davis, Bud Freeman, Eddie Miller, and Ben Webster in 1967. After leaving Welsh in 1974, he played in Copenhagen and South Africa, then split his time after 1976 between Britain and Denmark. He led a trio featuring Lennie Hastings from 1978, and worked frequently at London's Pizza Express until his death. He toured with Wild Bill Davison late in the 1970s and played with Welsh once more in the early 1980s before retiring due

  • Piano
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Banjo
  • Flute
  • Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Brass
Popular Tracks   
Autumn Leaves on Yesterdays by Fred Hunt
All Our Yesterdays - Medley on Yesterdays by Fred Hunt
Lonesome And Sorry on The Roaring Twenties by Various Artists
Willow Weep For Me on Yesterdays by Fred Hunt
Nobody’s Sweetheart on The Roaring Twenties by Various Artists
Don't Blame Me on Yesterdays by Fred Hunt
Rosetta on Yesterdays by Fred Hunt
Down Among The Sheltering Palms on The Roaring Twenties by Various Artists
Don’t Leave Me Daddy on The Roaring Twenties by Various Artists
Charleston on The Roaring Twenties by Various Artists

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Bouncing BennyBenny Waters With Eddie Thompson, Fred Hunt, Peter Ind, Pete Blannin & Derek Hogg1980Album
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