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Monday, 13 October 2014

Terry Cryer "I broke the rules because it was a lot more exciting than following them"

Ronnie Scott and Tubby Hayes, The Jazz Couriers, Studio 20, Upper Briggate Leeds 1956 (C Terry Cryer)

Leeds born photographer Terry Cryer has taken many fantastic photos of jazz and bluesmen (and just about everything else!) over the years.

In his 80th year he has an exhibition of his photos being held at the Red House Gallery in Harrogate, where Terry now lives - until 1st November. Details of the exhibition are to be found here here http://www.redhouseoriginals.com/exhibitions/terry-cryer
RedHouse Originals
15 Cheltenham Mount, Harrogate, HG1 1DW
01423 884400
email:info@redhouseoriginals.com

An article about Terry and his life is in this month's "The City Talking" by Paul Jobson http://thecitytalking.com/content/2014/10/13/terry-cryer-i-broke-the-rules-because-it-was-a-lot-more-exciting-than-following-them

You can see many of his music photos and historic pictures from 1950's Burmantofts and Chapeltown on the Leodis photographic history site http://www.leodis.net/.  - including the one above of the Jazz Couriers at Studio 20 - the Leeds jazz venue run by tuba player Bob Barclay


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