Sir John Dankworth: A life in pictures

A look back at the life of Sir John Dankworth, the jazz saxophonist and composer who died this weekend
John Dankworth: 1959: Cleo Laine And John Dankworth at the Beaulieu Jazz Festival
1959: John Dankworth with his wife, Cleo Laine, at the Beaulieu Jazz Festival, Hampshire
Photograph: George Konig/Rex Features
Photograph: George Konig/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 1960: John Dankworth performing
1960: John Dankworth performing with his band
Photograph: David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images
Photograph: David Redfern/Redferns/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 1962: John Dankworth in the film 'All Night Long'
1962: John Dankworth in the film All Night Long
Photograph: ITV/Rex Features
Photograph: ITV/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 1963: Cleo Laine with John Dankworth perform on TV show at BBC TV Centre
1963: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth perform together at BBC Television Centre
Photograph: David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images
Photograph: David Redfern/Redferns/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 1965: Jazz legend John Dankworth
1965: The jazz legend with his score
Photograph: David Farrell/Redferns/Getty Images
Photograph: David Farrell/Redferns/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 1974: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth at Heathrow Airport, London
1974: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth at Heathrow airport, London
Photograph: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis
Photograph: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 1975: Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine perform on the Les Dawson show
1975: Dankworth and Laine perform on the Les Dawson show
Photograph: ITV/Rex Features
Photograph: ITV/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 1990: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth
1990: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth
Photograph: Mick Hutson/Redferns/Getty Images
Photograph: Mick Hutson/Redferns/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 2006: John Dankworth plays his saxophone at Buckingham Palace
2006: John Dankworth plays his saxophone at Buckingham Palace after receiving a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II
Photograph: Andrew Parsons/PA
Photograph: Andrew Parsons/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 2007: Jazz musician Sir John Dankworth performing 'From Bards To Blues'
2007: Sir John performing From Bards To Blues as part of the BBC Proms Season, at the Royal Albert Hall
Photograph: Yui Mok/PA
Photograph: Yui Mok/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 2008: Dame Cleo Laine and Sir John Dankworth at the BBC Jazz Awards, London
2008: Dame Cleo Laine and Sir John Dankworth at the BBC Jazz Awards, London
Photograph: Paul Mitchell/Rex Features
Photograph: Paul Mitchell/guardian.co.uk
John Dankworth: 2009: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth at their home in Wavendon
2009: The couple at their home in Wavendon, near Milton Keynes
Photograph: Richard Saker
Photograph: guardian.co.uk

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