- Those of you who can remember when London had a couple of good jazz record shops may be interested in this item of sad news just received. NB: This does not refer to the pianist Ray Smith, but to Ray Smith one-time proprietor of Ray's Jazz Shop in Shaftesbury Avenue.
Ray Smith of 'Ray's Jazz' fame died in UCH on Sunday 17th
after some lengthy period of declining health. His funeral is to be on
Wednesday 27th April at 12 noon, Golders Green West Chapel, and
farewell gathering an hour or so later at the Spice Of Life pub on Cambridge Circus.