Richard Pite writes:
Very sad news. Keith Nichols passed away this morning. Keith had gone into London Hospital last Friday with problems relating to a much-delayed prostate operation. Whilst in hospital he fell ill with Covid. His wife Eve asked me to let everyone know.
Keith was a marvellous pianist, singer, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and authority on vintage jazz. He was a delightfully funny presenter and mixed scholarship and wit in a singularly entertaining way. He’ll be sorely missed.
Keith Nichols. Born Ilford 13 February 1945. Died London 20 January 2021(*)
(*) The first version of this article stated that Keith had died on 21 Jan, a day later, and we thank a good friend to this site who has now put us right.