Sinatra was contacted in Los Angeles whilst Jimmy was recording his 'SINATRA ALBUM'
He very kindly sent this photo with a personalised note & Autograph
LETTER from Internationally famous pianist / Band Leader
Liberace signed his autobiagraphy
See Jimmy's "My Life in Music" notes
Dear Jimmy Smith . Am gradually catching up with my post so please forgive the delay replying to your kind letter and your good wishes for which please accept my sincerest thanks. It was grand to be able again to start recording for which I thank God, and trust that I shall be able in the near future to broadcast again.
I enjoyed your last TV show, keep up the good work. Sincerely yours,
NOTE: Charlie's Signature Tune was:
"Pink Elephants" - thus the colourful
ROYAL ARTILLERY BAND
5' 4" Tall !
Lunch Time Concert
St. Paul's Steps. London
This LP record cover caused a 'Regimental STORM !!
WORKING in MUSIC
Daily Programmes Featuring:
Jerry Allen / Harry Stoneham / Jimmy Smith
GIBSON & MAESTRO
Bruce Bolen / Dave Roberts
ROBIN JONES TONY UTAH GORDON GIBBONS ALAN HAVEN LESLEY LANGLEY
Head of JVC Japan
GLENN DERRINGER @ BRIGHTON METROPOLE
ENTERTAINING on WURLITZER