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DON WILSON'S GRANCENT LIGHT ORCHESTRA

on Regional Programme Northern Ireland

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Directed by Fred Wilkinson from the Grand Central Hotel,
Belfast Percy Waterhouse, one of the most popular broadcasters in Northern
Ireland, became music director at the Grand Central Hotel, Belfast, in October, 1937. He brought with him his orchestra from the Chalet Club, who with additional players now form Don Wilson 's Grancent Orchestra. He has been broadcasting in Ulster for the last two and a half years, both as a saxophone and clarinet soloist, and in programmes of syncopation with James Moody , such as ' Stop Dancing ' and ' Lazy Rhapsody'.
The director of the combination,
Fred Wilkinson , leads with his violin.

Contributors

Directed By:
Fred Wilkinson
Unknown:
Don Wilson
Unknown:
James Moody
Unknown:
Fred Wilkinson

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

About Regional Programme

Regional Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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