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with Monti Ryan and Fred Latham This band of eleven players had its radio debut last June. Although it is a rhvthm combination, it has none of the regular features of a dance band, such as sax or brass sections. Other omissions are piano, drums, and accordion.
Percival Mackey has been musical director for some of the most successful musical comedies on the West-End stage, among them No ! No ! Nanette and Gay Divorce. In recent weeks he has conducted the orchestra for Saturday-night ' Music-Halls'.
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