Chris Barber

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Chris Barber
Chris Barber 2010.JPG
Barber in 2010
Background information
Birth nameDonald Christopher Barber
Born(1930-04-17)17 April 1930
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
Died2 March 2021(2021-03-02) (aged 90)
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Musician
  • songwriter
  • bandleader
InstrumentsTrombone, Contrabass
Labels
Associated acts
Websitechrisbarber.net

Donald Christopher Barber OBE (17 April 1930 – 2 March 2021) was an English jazz musician. He was best known as a bandleader and trombonist. His best known recording was "Petite Fleur" in 1958.

Barber died on 2 March, 2021 from problems caused by dementia, aged 90.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Press Release: Chris Barber - Giant of British Jazz". Lastmusic.co.uk.
  2. "Chris Barber, one of the greatest figures in the history of British jazz – obituary". Telegraph.co.uk. 2 March 2021.