Jazz man Campbell Burnap dies
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Jazz man Campbell Burnap dies

Jazz trombonist and former Smooth FM, BBC Radio 2 and theJazz broadcaster Campbell Burnap has died of cancer at the age of 68.

Burnap, born in September 1939 was known as Mr Charm and started his on-air career in the early 1980's when he joined BBC Radio 2 where he created a series of hour-long biographies of jazz musicians, including Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden.

Later, he appeared on the BBC World Service hosting Jazz for the Asking and most recently was hired by Jazz FM in London and the North West to host a weekly three hour show. He also worked for GCap Media's theJazz.

He died in London on May 30th 2008. Read a special tribute in the Independent [link=http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/campbell-burnap-jazz-trombonist-and-broadcaster-838218.html]here[/link].

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