|Stan Tracey. Photo credit unknown / permission pending|
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Alyn Shipton says, towards the end of Saturday's Jazz Record Requests, a fine and moving tribute to Stan Tracey:
"Right up until his final illness, Stan was producing music as profound and as beautifully crafted as anything in his long. career [..] All our lives will be the poorer for the passing of such a vital and creative force in the music."