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1. D.T's POEMS: The book that inspired “Twelve Poems” The Dylan Thomas Jazz Suite

2. FERN HILL: This is Fern Hill farm where Dylan Thomas used to spend his holidays.  This is the title of one of his poems which is performed on ‘Twelve Poems’ The Dylan Thomas Jazz Suite.

3. FERN HILL BARN: Where Dylan Thomas's remembered his youth at the barn “underneath the apple boughs”.

4. JOHN AND JEN ALLNIGHTER: Off to the Allnighter, London. My brother John has his bass drum strapped to his back.

5. MEMB CARD: Allnighter Membership Card

6. MARQUEE AD: Marquee Advertisement. John played drums briefly for Joe Harriott.

7. JEN AND JOHN BACKYARD: Mam threw us out of the house so we practised in the backyard. Aged 14

8. JEN AND SAX: Being arty in the backyard, aged 14.

9. JEN AND MORAG: With Morag Stern who donated The Barry Stern Collection into the Women's Jazz Archive, now known at Jazz Heritage Wales.

10. JEN AND CL: With Crissy Lee, drummer and leader of the Crissy Lee Jazz Orchestra.

11. JEN AND CL BAND: They opened the Women's Jazz Archive in 1993.

12. JEN AT DTC: First performance of 'Twelve Poems' The Dylan Thomas Jazz Suite.

13. JEN AND STAN: With Stan Tracy who performed a commissioned piece for Swansea's Year of Literature and Writing in 1995.

14. JEN AT HOUSE PIANO: Women's Jazz Archive moved into Queen's Buildings in 2001 supported by The City & County of Swansea.

15. U3A SWANSEA: Giving an “illustrated lecture” for the Swansea Branch of the University of the Third Age, 2007.

16. UZO AND JEN: With Uzo Iwobi, Chair of Swansea African Community Centre. We had been invited to a reception at No.10 Downing Street to Commemorate the Bi-Centenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade; Women in Jazz had been touring our schools production of BEFORE FREEDOM.

17. SALLY: Sally White, centre, blues singer. Read about her in the Biog. Sally died from cancer in 2009.

18. JEN & Women in Jazz ALLSTARS

19. Jen recording for Grainne Earley, Swansea Metropolitan University student Drama Project 2010

20. Jen, Elissa and Deborah performing for Grainne Earley, Swansea Metropolitan student Drama Project 2010

21. Elissa Evans and Margot Morgan, the two star vocalists with the Jazz Heritage Wales organisation.

22. Women in Jazz Allstars at the Waterfront Museum 2010

23. Elissa and Margot, two Divas

24. Women in Jazz Allstars Kara Tobin, Clare Howard and Jodie Thompson

25. Christian Rae, Elissa Evans, Margot Morgan at launch of Jazz Heritage Wales at Swansea Metropolitan University

26. Paula Gardiner, bassplayer on ‘Twelve Poems’ Head of Jazz Studies at RWCMD and Patron of Jazz Heritage Wales

27. Christian Rae as “Willis” the Runaway Slave, and Elissa Evans, from the schools touring production BEFORE FREEDOM.

28. Amy Sinha, Allstars

29. Gala Night with Dame Cleo Laine and Sir John Dankworth 20th Anniversary 2006

30. MARGOT AT PIANO: With Margot Morgan who sings Dylan Thomas's poems on ‘Twelve Poems’.

31. J & M: Margot delivers the poems like sparkling fireworks.

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