Stan Tracey 'heavily smitten' by Dylan Thomas play
Celebrated British jazz pianist Stan Tracey has died aged 86, his family have confirmed.
Tracey, who had a career spanning 70 years, was widely acknowledged as one of the greats in his field.
The Londoner was resident pianist at Ronnie Scott's jazz club from 1959-66 and made numerous recordings.
In an interview recorded for BBC Radio Wales in 2004, he explained how he came to write his most famous work, a jazz suite based on the Dylan Thomas play Under Milk Wood.
07 Dec 2013
- From the section Wales