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Television

Like much jazz, it might have benefited from being less solemn: BBC4's Ronnie's reviewed

21 November 2020

9:00 AM

21 November 2020

9:00 AM

Ronnie’s: Ronnie Scott and His World-Famous Jazz Club

BBC4, Sunday

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Ronnie’s: Ronnie Scott and His World-Famous Jazz Club was like the TV equivalent of an authorised biography: impressively thorough, often illuminating, certainly long — and perhaps a bit too reverent for its own good.

The programme began with some of today’s jazz musicians testifying to just how great the club is.

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