The Great British Dance Bands of the 20s 30s & 40s
... is by Jack Hylton and his Orchestra. This was the great show band of
the 1930s. Not for them the routine of
the fixed hotel, restaurant or ballroom engagement. Prestige was maintained and ... the driving force, as studio manager, behind some thousands of
recording sessions. Jack Jackson had been a kingpin on trumpet in the bands of
Messrs. Hylton and Payne before he led his own ...