Phoenix Jazzmen

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Phoenix Jazzmen
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Background information
Origin: Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
Years active: YYYY - YYYY
Label(s): unknown
Associated acts: River City Jazzmen, Newcastle Big Band
Website: none
Gordon Solomon
Don Eddy
John Hedley
Graham Shepherd
Ronnie Young
Gordon Sumner

Band history

Gordon Sumner played with the Phoenix Jazzmen in small clubs. It was in this band that bandleader Gordon Solomon christened him Sting as he was wearing a black / yellow jumper.

Band members

  • Gordon Solomon - trombone and bandleader
  • Don Eddy - drums
  • John Hedley - electric guitar
  • Graham Shepherd - clarinet
  • Ronnie Young - trumpet and vocals
  • Gordon Sumner - bass



Awards & Honors

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Quotations and Trivia

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See also

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sources: StingMe website