SYD LAWRENCE

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Syd Lawrence (1923-1998), was a British bandleader from Chester, England who became famous in the UK for his orchestra's Big Band Sound which drew on the 1940's style of music of Glenn Miller and Count Basie amongst others.

Syd had been a talented trumpet player during the Second World War. He had written and arranged music and his early talent was recognised in those fields as well. He was based in Cairo during the war years, playing and arranging for the RAF service bands. After he left the forces, he played with some of the leading British dance bands of the 1940's, finally being invited to join the BBC's Northern Dance Orchestra in 1953. He stayed with this band for 16 years playing alongside fellow trumpet player Stan Hibbert.

In 1967 Syd teamed up with several of his colleagues at the Northern Dance Orchestra to play the music that he
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SYD LAWRENCE With The Glenn Miller Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
With The Glenn Miller Sound
Big Band 1969
SYD LAWRENCE More Music In The Glenn Miller Style album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
More Music In The Glenn Miller Style
Big Band 1970
SYD LAWRENCE Big Band Sounds album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Band Sounds
Big Band 1970
SYD LAWRENCE The Syd Lawrence Orchestra With The Glenn Miller Sound In Super Stereo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Syd Lawrence Orchestra With The Glenn Miller Sound In Super Stereo
Big Band 1970
SYD LAWRENCE Command Performance More Music In The Glenn Miller Style album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Command Performance More Music In The Glenn Miller Style
Big Band 1971
SYD LAWRENCE This Is A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is A Lovely Way To Spend An Evening
Big Band 1974
SYD LAWRENCE Band Beat With The Syd Lawrence Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Band Beat With The Syd Lawrence Orchestra
Big Band 1976
SYD LAWRENCE Holland Special album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Holland Special
Big Band 1976
SYD LAWRENCE Plays More Miller Magic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays More Miller Magic
Big Band 1976
SYD LAWRENCE McCartney - His Music And Me album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
McCartney - His Music And Me
Big Band 1978
SYD LAWRENCE Glenn Miller Favourites Played By Syd Lawrence Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Glenn Miller Favourites Played By Syd Lawrence Orchestra
Big Band 1978
SYD LAWRENCE The Syd Lawrence Orchestra Volume 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Syd Lawrence Orchestra Volume 1
Big Band 1981
SYD LAWRENCE Big Band Spectacular! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Band Spectacular!
Big Band 2015

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SYD LAWRENCE The Music Of Glenn Miller In Super Stereo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Music Of Glenn Miller In Super Stereo
Big Band 1971
SYD LAWRENCE In The Mood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In The Mood
Big Band 1972

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