I'm looking forward to this.
The dance bands in the big hotels were all British names in the thirties and there were a lot of them.
So is it just a drama? Or was there actually a similar band of black musicians and singers?
Very few black musicians enjoyed success in the thirties in the UK.
The exception was probably "Hutch" (Leslie Hutchinson), a cabaret pianist/singer the only name I can think of who was black and very popular with society in those days. Often featured on the radio.