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Haringey People: Elaine

Length - 03:16
Published - Feb 2014
Keystage(s) - 3 and 4

Haringey People: Elaine’s father came to Britain from Jamaica in the mid 1930s to play trumpet in a jazz band, and Elaine was born here in 1939 at the beginning of World War II. She talks fondly of her father’s achievements as a musician and describes how she followed in his footsteps to become an award-winning jazz singer.

This film was made by young offenders taking part in a film training course run by VividEcho and funded by The Big Lottery: Awards for All and Haringey Council.