Jimmy Hastings RIP

It is with great sadness to let you know that the great Jimmy Hastings has passed away .

Jimmy was always  known as the fifth member of Caravan .

He performed Sax and flute on numerous Albums and played live with the band over the last 50+ years .when his schedule allowed .

Jimmy was a very accomplished musician as well as being a Proffessor Of Saxaphones for the Royal Marines School of Music .in Portsmouth

Pye , his brother dubbed him there ‘One take wonder ‘for his amazing ability .

Jimmy also played on a number of Canterbury related bands . His flute  solo on National Heath’s Binoculars being a great example.

Jimmy was a wonderful kind person .

RIP Jimmy . We will miss you -you were one of the greats…

 

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