Alex Welsh

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Birthday
9, 1929
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 25, 1982 (52)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1929
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 25, 1982 (52)

About

Scottish-born jazz and Dixieland musician remembered for his trumpet, cornet, and vocal performances. His recordings include Dixieland to Duke/The Melrose Folio and Music of the Mauve Decade.

Before Fame

As a teenager, he played with a music group called the Leith Silver Band. He later formed a popular London jazz band.

Trivia

He released a popular single, "Tansy," in 1961.

Family Life

He grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland and later settled in London, England.

Associated With

He and fellow trumpeter and singer Kenny Ball both performed in a large-scale 1963 music event held at London's Alexandra Palace.