Personnel 1920-1940

Here is a list, mostly produced by Alasdair Fenton and Chris Hayes, Hylton experts both. This has then been added to by various people including trombone player Woolf Phillips and pianist Billy Munn, as well as Hylton's son Jack. Please let me know of any spelling errors or omissions and I'll sort them out as quickly as possible.

Trumpets

Bert Heath / Jack Raine / Charlie Remell / Jack Jackson / Philippe Brun / George Swift / Billy Scott / Tommy McQuator / Chick Smith / George Burgess / Jim Reynolds / George Taylor / Stanley Howard / Sid Buckman / Stan Roderick / Arthur Wilkinson / Billy Smith / Arthur Verney / Ben Late

Trombones

Jesse Stamp / Bernard Tipping / Lew Davis / Leo Vauchant / Paul Fenoulhet / Les Carew / Ben Oakley / Eric Breeze / Murray McEarchen / Wilbur Hall / Bruce Campbell / Freddy Burgess / Jack Bentley / Woolf Phillips / Tony Moore

Saxophones

Al Jenkins / Chappie D'amato / Leslie Norman / Johnny Raitz / Jerry Huey / E.O. Pogson / Billy Ternent / Joe Crossman / Phil Cardew / Andre Ekyan / Dave Shand / Abe Romaine / Freddy Schweitzer / Benny Daniels / Jim Easton / Maurice Stein / Maurice Bercov / Frank Weir / Syd Millward / Leslie Gilbert / Andy Loeffler / Coleman Hawkins / Harry Hunter / Maurice Yates / Allen Warren

Violins

Rick De Pauw / Alfredo / Johnny Rosen / Hugo Rignold / Harry Burley / Eddie Hooper / Stanley Andrews / Geoffrey Howard / Cyril Hellier / Maurice Loban / Dick Willows / Eric Percival / Jack Farrell / Les Maddox / Jean Pougnet / J. Borelli / David Wise / Danny Walters / Andre Budegary / Reg Cole / Cyril Stapleton / Jack Atherton / Alfred Gill / 

Bass

George Shannon / Clem Lawton / Al Roach / William Morris / Andre De Vekey / Bruce Trent / Reggie Beard / Arthur Calkin

Arrangers

Leighton Lucas / C. Robinson / Major Williams / Irving Brodsky / Melle Weersma / Phil Cardew / Lew Stone / Debroy Somers / Peter Yorke / Ronnie Munro / Val Brett / Billy Ternent / Sid Phillips

Drums

Wag Abbey / Basil Wiltshire / Harry Robbins / Neville Bishop / Max Abrams / Gilbert Webster / George Wettling / Jock Cummings / Jack Simpson / Lew Stevenson / Johnny Rollands

Timps

Arthur Layfield / Herb Oakley

Piano

Billy Thorburn / Cecil Norman / Percival Mackay / Claude Ivy / Arthur Young / Peter Yorke / Billy Munn / Freddie Bamburger / Claude Williamson / Eddie Macauley / Alec Templeton / Melle Weersma / David Rose / Wilmot Moss / Monia Liter / Dave Bowman / Billy Hill / Bert Waller / Len Stevens

Xylophone

Rudy Starita / Harry Robbins / Jack Simpson

Harp

Harry Chapman / Edward Vito / George Lyons / Sidonie Goossens

Banjo/Guitar

Bert Bassett / Emile Grimshaw / Joe Brannelly / Bill Herbert / Sonny Farrar / Jack Hill / Danny Perri / Al Thomas / Ulrich Neumann

Vocalists

Denny Dennis / Arthur Askey / Dolly Elsie / Pat Kirkwood / June Malo / Doreen Stephens / George Baker / The Swingtette / Bruce Trent / Primrose Horrock / McCarthy Sisters / Alice Mann / Jewel Faye / Clive Erard / Tom Wareing / Dick Murphy / Pamela Baselow / Peter Dawson / Stanley Holloway / Austin Egon / Paul England / Sam Browne / Ennis Parkes / Leslie Sarony / George Metaxa / Max Nesbitt / Harry Nesbitt / Tommy Handley / Pat O'Malley / Webster Booth / Ella Logan / Jack Plant / Stuart Robertson / Jack Cooper / Marcel Wittsisch / George Baker / Maurice Chevalier / Paul Robeson / George Formby / Olive Groves / Dave Kidd / Phyllis Robbins / Paul Doon / Eve Becke / Brian Lee / Ken Tucker / Flanagan & Allen / Sid Buckman / Brian Lawrence / Eddie Molloy / The Merry Macs / Sam Costa / Pat Sibley / Bert Yarlett / Peggy Dell / The Henderson Twins