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Babbington, Roy locked

  • Nevil Skrimshire
  •  and Barry Kernfeld


(b Kempston, England, July 8, 1940). English bass player. A self-taught musician, he became fully professional in 1958 and played for various leaders in clubs and ballrooms. In 1969 he moved to London, where he worked as a session musician; among the groups with which he made recordings were those led by Keith Tippett (...

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