Manchester bids farewell to
Granville Edwards

February 3 1921 - August 7 2004

 

See Granville's Obituary in The Guardian

The funeral of Granville Mortlock Edwards took place on Thursday 19th August 2004,  12-00pm at Whalley Range Methodist Church, on Sedgeborough Road, Whalley Range, Manchester. Frank Brooker played "My Mother's Eyes" and Dave Donohoe gave a wonderful tribute. There were a number of other well known musicians present - Derek Galloway, Louis Lince, Mal Horne, Gerry Owen, Reg Kenworthy, Dave Copperwaite, John Brunton and  Gabe Essian to name but a few.

The video below is part of Forefront's production of the two part RTE 1994 Cork Jazz Festival programme, and this is Dave Donohoe's Hi Life New Orleans Marching Band, which features Granville playing in Cork Prison

 

 

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