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Tracey in London in 1980s
|Birth name||Stanley William Tracey|
|Born||December 30, 1926|
Denmark Hill, South London
|Died||6 December 2013 (aged 86)|
Stanley William "Stan" Tracey CBE (30 December 1926 – 6 December 2013) was a British jazz pianist and composer. He was most influenced by Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. Tracey's best known recording is a suite (1965) inspired by Dylan Thomas's radio drama Under Milk Wood.
- "Stan Tracey, godfather of British jazz, dies aged 86". (6 December 2013) The Guardian.