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Johnny Hawksworth

b, 1924-2009 GB
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. John Denis Hawksworth Bunny J. Browne John Steinway Paul Kass

British pianist, bassist, composer, and arranger. Born: 2 February 1924 in London, England, UK. Died: 13 February 2009 in Australia (aged 85). Hawksworth worked with the "Ted Heath Orchestra" from 1951 to 1965. He had lived and worked in Australia since 1984. He has also written many pieces of stock music for the De Wolfe Music library, and provided the hypnotic musical soundtrack to Geoffrey Jones' classic British Transport Film "Snow" (1963).

  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • R&B/Soul
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Sandy Beach on Bite Harder by Various Artists
Er Indoors on That's Showbiz by Various Artists
Up To Date - Theme from "Man About The House" on Top Dog by Various Artists
Several Shades of Blue on Tom Furse Digs by Tom Furse
Roobarb - Theme from "Roobarb and Custard" on Top Dog by Various Artists
This Way Up on Blow Up presents Exclusive Blend Volume 2 by Various Artists
Did Somebody Spook? on The Kpm 1000 Series - Volume 1 by Syd Dale
Ready To Serve - Theme from "Delia Smith's Cookery Course" on Top Dog by Various Artists
George & Mildred - Theme from "George & Mildred" on Top Dog by Various Artists
Lost In Love on LPC 1077: Soft and Sweet: Mark Duval and his Music by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Goal! The World Cup 1966 (Original Film Soundtrack)Johnny Hawksworth2016Album
Palm CourtJohnny Hawksworth2005Album
The History Of JazzJohnny Hawksworth1996Album
Victoriana/Music Hall/VarietyAlfred Ralston, John Leach, Johnny Hawksworth, Ronnie Hazlehurst, William Davies1989Album
AtlantisJohnny Hawksworth, Bruce Mitchell, Paul Kass, Paul Williams, John Steinway & Mars Lasar1987Compil.
City LifeFrances Ruffino / Johnny Hawksworth1985Album
SpringtimeDavid Snell / Johnny Hawksworth1982Album
ShowtimeJohnny Hawksworth1981Album
The Jazz ConnectionJohnny Hawksworth1980Album
Rhythmic PatternsFrances Ruffino / George Axon / Robert Fisher / Paul Kass / Roger Roger / Bunny J. Browne / Johnny Hawksworth1980Album
Music ExpressPaul Zaza / Paul Kass / Johnny Hawksworth1978Album
String Cuts and Electric Organ MoodsJohnny Hawksworth1977Album
Bite HardJohnny Hawksworth1976Album
Production MusicGary Haberman, Fernando Antonio Pearson, Steve Pearl, Johnny Hawksworth1976Album
EnsembleJohnny Hawksworth / John Saunders1976Album
Go LightlyJohnny Hawksworth1975Album
Mood Movements - NationalisticJohnny Hawksworth / Glen Somers / Reg Owen1972Album
UntitledGlen Somers / Johnny Hawksworth / Ernest Copley1972Album
Beat IndustrialAlan Hawkshaw / Alan Parker / Johnny Hawksworth1972Album
Anglo American Jazz Phase 1Johnny Hawksworth Featuring Hampton Hawes1971Album
FiligreeJohnny Hawksworth1971Album
Marion Williams Sings / Johnny Hawksworth PlaysMarion Williams / Johnny Hawksworth1970Album
The Jet-Set Sound / Softly Softly-Jazz AgainSyd Dale / Johnny Hawksworth1969Album
Jazz AgainJohnny Hawksworth1969Album
It's A Solo Instrument No. 1Johnny Hawksworth1969Album
It's A Solo Instrument No. 2Johnny Hawksworth1969Album
Electroshake No. 2Pete Willsher & Keith Chesher / Johnny Hawksworth1969Album
Contemporary JazzJohnny Hawksworth1968Album
Contemporary JazzJohnny Hawksworth1968Album
MasqueradeJohnny Hawksworth / Artie Schroeck1968Album
Sounds SpectacularJohnny Hawksworth1968Album
Jazz OrchestralJohnny Hawksworth1968Album
The Penthouse "La Nuit Des Alligators"Johnny Hawksworth1967Single
The Penthouse (Motion Picture Soundtrack)Johnny Hawksworth1967Album
Happy FamiliesKeith Mansfield / Johnny Hawksworth1966Album
Accent On PercussionSyd Dale / Johnny Hawksworth1966Album
The First ChristmasKeith Mansfield / Johnny Hawksworth1966Album
Dramatic Harpsichord LinksRon Grainer / Johnny Hawksworth1965Album
I've Grown Accustomed To My BassJohnny Hawksworth1964Album
World Tour 1Alain Leroux / Paul Kass / Johnny Hawksworth / Rahul Sariputra / John GartonAlbum
A Hawksworth HappeningJohnny HawksworthAlbum
They Are Coming/ Time And MotionMel Young, Johnny HawksworthAlbum
UntitledJohnny Hawksworth, Marcel G. Frank, J. DarnellAlbum
PopJohnny HawksworthAlbum
Before Or AfterJohnny Hawksworth / Roger Webb / Robert Hermel / Yves AllainAlbum
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