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Ronnie Scott (Ronald Schatt)

(1927-1996), Jazz club owner and saxophonist

Sitter in 7 portraits
Stepney-born Jazz saxophonist and nightclub owner, Scott was playing the saxophone with bands when he was sixteen and gained further experience playing with a band upon the Queen Mary. Scott became a founder member of the cooperative jazz group Club Eleven (1949-50) and in 1957 formed quintet The Jazz Couriers. In 1959 he opened Ronnie Scott's' jazz club in Gerrard Street, London. Establishing an international reputation the club moved to larger premises in Frith Street in 1965.

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Ronnie Scott, by J.S. Lewinski - NPG P1059

Ronnie Scott

by J.S. Lewinski
bromide print, April 1981
NPG P1059

Ronnie Scott, by Count  Zichy, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125735

Ronnie Scott

by Count Zichy, for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125735

Ronnie Scott, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x165785

Ronnie Scott

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 17 November 1969
NPG x165785

Ronnie Scott, by Max Adelman - NPG x132264

Ronnie Scott

by Max Adelman
archival digital print, June 1985
NPG x132264

Ronnie Scott, by Max Adelman - NPG x132713

Ronnie Scott

by Max Adelman
bromide print, June 1985
NPG x132713

Ronnie Scott, by Max Adelman - NPG x132714

Ronnie Scott

by Max Adelman
bromide print, June 1985
NPG x132714

Ronnie Scott; George Melly, by Jillian Edelstein - NPG x132549

Ronnie Scott; George Melly

by Jillian Edelstein
C-type colour print, 1989
NPG x132549


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