Cyril Davies... British Blues Harp Pioneer
John R T Davies recording engineer and jazz player.
John was a jazz enthusiast and performer in several bands during the early 1950s, including Steve Lane's Southern Stompers.
He had always been interested in the recording process and he set about developing and perfecting a procedure to restore old recordings by removing the crackles and clicks. He became the world authority on the subject and his methods we taken up around the world. John Wadley was one of his pupils and he went on to master many of the VJM recordings for Steve Lane.
Here is a comprehensive interview by Nick Bellow.