Chris Barber'(s) Jazz Band


Chris Barber (April 17, 1930 - March 2, 2021) was a highly acclaimed and veteran English trombonist, songwriter, and bandleader who became famous beginning in the early 1950s. He is best known for his rendition of the Sidney Bechet-penned instrumental, "Petite Fleur (Little Flower)" (1959), which became a Top 5 hit in both the U.S. and the U.K.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Petite Fleur (Little Flower) (1959)

Pop charts debut year: 1959

Years active: 1950-2019

Genres: Skiffle, ragtime, swing, blues, trad jazz, folk

Labels: Laurie, Decca, Tempo, Columbia (EMI), Pye, Lake



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