Composer, conductor, organist, and musicologist--Ernest Tomlinson (1924-) was all of these at one time or another. Convinced that one must be part of the music he writes, Tomlinson would regularly take the baton to direct his own or someone else's music. He fused jazz and classical, bringing the first performance of such to Moscow. Working with Marco Polo Records, he championed other British composers' Light Music works.

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Ernest Tomlinson
Entry from the Robert Farnon Society collection of Light Music composers with biography, influences, musical overview, and links to related composers and topics.
Ernest Tomlinson: Musicologist.
Churchill Society essay focusing on his contributions to the recording and proliferation of Light Music, both his own and that of others. Includes portrait and links.
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