Garland Wilson, Mabel Scott, Cyril Blake, Harris and Howell, Buddy Bradley's Sepia Chorines
The BBC Television Orchestra
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum
Garland Wilson, pianist and vocalist, was born in West Virginia in 1909. He was a great success in cabaret in New York, and then with Nina Mae McKinney in Paris and London. Mabel Scott, who is now in London for the first time, has sung and danced in New York, and has appeared with Duke Ellington. Shortly she will be returning to America to work with Cab Calloway.
Like so many other well-known exponents of 'hot' music, trumpeter Cyril Blake is a West Indian. Two of his brothers are also well known in the show business, 'Happy' Blake, the band leader, and Edgar, who is a guitarist. Harris and Howell form a combination that is popular all over America for film work and regular broadcasts for NBC. The Sepia Chorines have been assembled by Buddy Bradley specially for this show. The girls, like all the other artists in the cabaret, are coloured. Buddy Bradley is a brilliant dance director. In this country he is the equivalent of Busby Berkeley in the United States.
Buddy Bradley's Sepia
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