The great British saxophonist and bandleader Tubby Hayes (1935-1973) would have been 80 today.
– Simon Spillett is leading a celebration at Ronnie Scott’s this Sunday lunchtime with, as special guest the 79-year old Bobby Wellins. The show is sold out.
– A Man in a Hurry – a new documentary – will be released shortly MORE HERE
– Simon Spillett’s biography of Hayes, ‘The Long Shadow of the Little Giant: The Life, Work and Legacy of Tubby Hayes’ is due for release on 23rd March
– Vinyl specialists Gearbox have a number of releases by Hayes in their STORE
– Roger Farbey’s Remember Tubbs tribute site is a good source for updates