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Derek & Hazel Sarjeant

Sarjeant (b. 7 June 1930, Chatham, Kent, Britain) was operating the Surbiton And Kingston Folk Golf club and carrying out with guitarist Graham Bradshaw. In 1968, Hazel Ruler (b. 11 Oct 1948, Paddington, London, Britain) who sang and performed guitar, became a member of them to create a trio carrying out at night clubs and concert halls around the united states. Sarjeant distributed the performing and performed either electric guitar, concertina or trumpet while Bradshaw performed electric guitar or accordion. Using their solid voices and harmonies and mixed instrumentation they created a complete and distinctive appear. They produced one record before Bradshaw transferred to Coventry. Sarjeant and Ruler continued being a duo and proved helpful in European countries, where they discovered that their flexibility was much popular. Their program included mainly traditional British and Scottish folk music, some unaccompanied, however they also performed modern music and blues with Sarjeant on trumpet and Ruler on guitar. Ruler’s interpretations from the big ballads such as for example, ‘The Dowie Dens Of Yarrow’ and ‘Willie Of Winesbury’ had been very much acclaimed. They widened their range additional by playing some common instrumental music alternating harmonies on concertina and electric guitar. In 1977 they wedded and continuing touring the united kingdom and Europe. During this time period they performed frequently at European celebrations, colleges and night clubs, and produced radio and tv appearances including the BBC radio series Folkscene. After a brief pause within their career mentioning their two kids they do a tour of New Britain, USA in the first 90s that was extremely effective. The Sarjeants continue steadily to perform also to present folk music around their region aswell as making international tours.

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