This Friday my good friend Winstan 'Winstyles' Whitter is showing his new film LEGACY IN THE DUST .....doors 7pm BFI South Bank, Belvedere Road, South Bank Waterloo, London, SE1 8XT Box Office: 44 (0)20 7928 3232.
This is the story of 'The Four Aces Club', founded in the 60s and which for 33 years was home to the most influential black music and musicians to date. It showcased new musical genres like Reggae and Ska, also a home for Jazz and Soul. Artists like Desmond Decker, Jimmy Cliff, Count Shelly, Ann Peebles, Percy Sledge, Ben E King and Billy Ocean performed here. Includes an introduction by the filmmaker Winstan Whitter, a Q&A session with one of the original 'Aces' Newton Dunbar and a display of associated memorabilia.