CONTRIBUTORS

Meet the interviewees featured in A Man In A Hurry.


ANITA DEED
Daughter of pianist and arranger Harry South. Her father wrote the theme tune to the TV show 'The Sweeney'.

BRIAN FOSTER
Member of the same school orchestra and friend of Tubby’s at Rutlish School in Merton.

CHRIS KING
Son of Pete King, co – founder of Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club.

CHRIS McGRANAGHAN
Record dealer and owner of the ‘Those Old Records’ shop and label.

CLIFF HARDIE
Trombonist, music teacher and former member of the Tubby Hayes Big Band.

DAVID ROSEN
One time Suedehead, now creative guru of the property world. A ‘space agent’.

DEAN RUDLAND
DJ, broadcaster and A&R man.

EDDIE PILLER
Broadcaster, DJ, antique dealer and head of Acid Jazz Records.

HILARY ROBERTSON
Former sax player with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, The Fairer Sax and The Style Council. Now a writer.

JEFFERY KRUGER – MBE
1931 – 2014

Entertainment executive, founder of The Flamingo nightclub and Ember Records.

JOHN SIMONS
Legendary clothing retailer, musician and modern art expert.

JONNY TRUNK
Writer, broadcaster, DJ and owner and founder of Trunk Records.

MICHAEL HOROWITZ
Poet, writer, editor and performer.

PARTICK FORGE
DJ, broadcaster and recording artist.

SIR PETER BLAKE
One of the worlds leading exponents of ‘Pop Art’ and jazz fan.

RAY GELATO
Saxophonist, band leader and fine cook.

RICHARD HAYES
Writer and eldest son of Tubby Hayes.

ROBERT ELMS
Broadcaster and journalist. Stalwart of BBC London.

SIMON SPILLETT
Saxophonist, writer and Tubby Hayes biographer.

SIMON WELLS
Writer and general expert on 1960s Pop culture.

SPIKE WELLS
Drummer with Tubby Hayes from 1968 -73. Now a priest based in Brighton.