Leslie Hutchinson

Leslie Hutchinson

Real Name:
Leslie George Hutchinson
Leslie George "Jiver" Hutchinson (March 6, 1906 - November 22, 1959) was a Jamaican jazz trumpeter and bandleader. Hutchinson played in the band of Bertie King in Jamaica in the 1930s, then moved to England, where he played with Happy Blake's Cuba Club Band. In 1936 he played in Leslie Thompson's Emperors of Jazz and in 1938 with Ken 'Snakehips' Johnson, then joined Geraldo's band in 1939. He led his own ensemble from 1944 to 1950, featuring many of the musicians from Thompson's band.

Hutchinson was killed in a car crash in Weeting in 1959 while on tour with his band. His daughter is the singer Elaine Delmar.
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Leslie Hutchinson Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

45-WB 365 Barry Kendall / Barry Kendall & Jiver Hutchinson* Barry Kendall / Barry Kendall & Jiver Hutchinson* - The Five Pennies / The Five Penny Saints(7", Single) Embassy 45-WB 365 UK 1959 Sell This Version