Well-known female trumpeter who performed with the Squadronaires.
Her father taught her how to play cornet when she was twelve years old and she was invited to play on the BBC Radio for Children's Hour.
She performed as the lead trumpet and soloist for Ivy Benson's band in November 1945 and toured with them for five years.
She married a trombonist named Bill Geldard in 1951.
Her all-female band, which performed from 1952 to 1956, broadcast with many different vocalists, including Cleo Laine.