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Celebrating Duncan Lamont

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Celebrating Duncan Lamont

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Celebrating the late Duncan Lamont Jnr (1931-2019)

Duncan Lamont Jnr - Sax/Flute

Esther Bennet - Vocals

Janet McCunn - Vocals

Terence Collie - Piano

Richard Sadler - Double Bass, 

Paul Cavaciuti - Drums

Duncan’s songs have been performed and recorded by the cream of singers: Cleo Laine, Blossom Dearie, Mark Murphy, Sandra King, Norma Winstone, Elaine Delmar, Marlene Verplank, Daryl Sherman, Joyce Breach, Richard Rodney Bennett, Frank Holder, Nancy Marano and Natalie Cole. 


He has earned the respect of some of the most important people in music as a player, writer, arranger and composer, including Benny Carter, Johnny Mandel, Marty Paich & Claire Fisher.

George Shearing has recorded a solo version of Duncan Lamont’s song Not You Again on a recent CD. Cleo Laine finished her performance at Carnegie Hall with Duncan’s Not You Again and Sammy Cahn, the legendary lyricist wrote an article on Duncan Lamont with the quote “It makes me very happy that people are still writing songs like I Told You So” (This composition won best Jazz song of the year in America) Tomorrow’s Standards a CD of Duncan’s songs recorded in New York won Best Jazz Album of the Year in Britain in 1992.

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