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Monty Sunshine

Monty Sunshine (9 April 1928 – 30 November 2010) was an English jazz clarinetist, who is known for his clarinet solo on the track "Petite Fleur", a million seller for the Chris Barber Jazz Band in 1959. During his career, Sunshine worked with the Eager Beavers, the Crane River Jazz Band, Beryl Bryden, George Melly, Chris Barber, Johnny Parker, Diz Disley and Donegan's Dancing Sushine Band.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 9th, 1928 (Stepney), Died November 30th, 2010

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca CE 13507 7/14/1951 I'm travelling Crane River Band instrumentalist, clarinet  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sunshine, Monty," accessed October 26, 2020,

Sunshine, Monty. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from

"Sunshine, Monty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

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