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DM2000030705:SAED:MUSIC:PERSONALITY:OCT1957 – Scott, Red Hot – He Played Blues For His Black Teacher – Tony Scott, the great American jazz, refused to play to Whites only in South Africa. King Clarinet Tony Scott, has just spent ten years touring South Africa, playing with the best of our jazz boys, Africans in Jo’burg, Indians in Durban, and coloureds in Cape Town. And when he finally packed his bags on to the aeroplane for New York City, his home, at six o’clock one morning he had a long lists of names, African names, Coloured names, and Indian names, stuffed in his pockets. They were names of new friends in South Africa. (Photograph by Ranjith Kally Baileys Archives)Neg E679