The Daryl Runswick Quartet 1975
Stan Sulzman, soprano sax, tenor sax
The Radio Leicester music studios (nestled on land long since redeveloped between the Tigers rugger stadium and the old abattoir) had no piano, so on both recordings from there (this one and the earlier 1973 Quintet broadcast) Tony Hymas plays electric piano only. Unaccountably this recording, though not the earlier one, is in mono.
Was I terribly busy at this period? I revert to repeating old material throughout (including Blue Water, not included here because the earlier 1974 Quartet version is better) and Stan and Tony each contribute a tune. Was I just being generous like other bandleaders? The mists close...
I remember that in his spoken commentary, scripted to notes provided by me after we'd all gone back to London,
Recorded at BBC Radio Leicester, 19th November 1975.
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