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Bobby nominated for top British Jazz Award

We are delighted to announce that Bobby has been nominated for a British Jazz Award in the category of Tenor Sax. The winner will be announced at the awards presentation at the Concorde Club, Eastleigh on Monday October 22nd (start … Continue reading

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Birds of Brazil re-released by HEP records

Bobby’s CD, Birds of Brazil, recorded in 1989 and long unavailable has been re-released by HEP records. We’ve spotted it on Ebay here but it will be available through other stockists too. The CD features the late Pete Jacobsen, Kenny … Continue reading

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New CD Release – Whole Lotta Tony

One of Bobby’s earliest recordings – on Tony Crombie’s “Whole Lotta Tony” – has been released for the first time ever on CD. You can buy the recording here on Amazon:  Recorded in 1961, this is essential listening from a … Continue reading

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Jazz Photos – A great-looking new book

I spotted the a review of Herb Snitzer’s new book Glorious Days and Nights: A Jazz Memoir in the Wall Street Journal. According to WSJ: “Working in New York between 1957 and 1964, the photographer Herb Snitzer witnessed a transition … Continue reading

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Where to buy Bobby’s CDs

We frequently get asked where Bobby’s CDs are available to buy. In addition to Trio Record’ Website (where Bobby’s most recent releases are available) you can also buy an extensive selection of CDs (and some classic second-hand albums) from Amazon. … Continue reading

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Peter King’s Autobiography now published

Peter King,  as many fans will remember, was just a teenager when he played the opening night at Ronnie Scott’s new jazz club in Gerrard Street, London in 1959. He has remained one of the great British saxophonists for the … Continue reading

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HD Video of Bobby recording his new album

You can see an HD video of the recording session of Bobby’s new album, Time Gentlemen Please by visiting this page on the Trio Records site: http://www.triorecords.co.uk/Bobby_Wellins_Time_Gentlemen_Please.html . To view the video in either high resolution or standard resolution, click … Continue reading

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Bobby Wellins and Wynton Marsalis

I picked up the following alert from Alan Parr on the Jazz West Coast Yahoo Group: I haven’t listened to it yet, but UK listeners may like to know that available on Listen Again for the rest of the week … Continue reading

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Site Updates 19 Feb 2011

I’ve updated the 1960s discography and added a new Youtube video to the Videos page. In the discography, I’ve added a couple of Tommy Watt big band sessions and a new BBC Jazz 625 recording. I’ve also added a couple … Continue reading

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Four new appearances added to the diary

We’ve added four new dates to the diary of forthcoming gigs:  See http://bobbywellins.co.uk/category/events/ They include two coming up later this week, and one at the Bull’s Head with Stan Tracey next week. If you take any nice photos and would … Continue reading

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