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Norman Fordyce


Norman Fordyce was a jazzer in 1930s and 40s Fraserburgh, listening to the likes of Joe Venuti, and of course Stephane Grapelli, for inspiration. He was, however, a master of many styles, in addition to composing music and poetry of his own. His immense knowledge of music, instruments and musicianship was worn lightly and with charm.

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