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Acker Bilk

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Acker Bilk

Acker Bilk has been played on NTS shows including Launette's Hour w/ Laura Coxeter, with Buona Sera first played on 28 October 2012.

Acker Bilk (b. 1929) is an English clarinettist specialising in trad jazz and popular music.

Born on 28th January 1929 in Pensford, Somerset, christened Bernard Stanley Bilk, he has been one of the world's best known clarinettists since the late 1950s. His trademark goatee, bowler hat, and striped waistcoat are almost as recognisable as his breathy, vibrato-rich, middle-register clarinet style. Although playing mainly jazz in Dixieland and trad styles, he became famous for his 1961 hit "Stranger on the Shore", with which…

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Buona Sera
Mr. Acker Bilk
Aves1978
Buona Sera
Mr. Acker BilkAves1978
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Stranger On The Shore
Acker Bilk, The Leon Young String Chorale
Columbia1961
Stranger On The Shore
Acker Bilk, The Leon Young String ChoraleColumbia1961
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