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Throughout the 1950s jazz became a programming staple at the Hall with events such as ‘The Jazz ‘Big Show’, ‘Jazz Cavalcade Star Parade’, and 'Jazz Saturday'
For this performance in 1959 Acker Bilk and His, Paramount Jazz Band were joined by Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazz Men, Mick Mulligan and His Band, Diz Disley's String Quintet and George Melly on vocals
Image is a reproduction of the programme cover from 1959