Ciro’s was a popular and rather exclusive club of which Elvira was a member. It had gained renown in the First World War as probably the first London venue to host all black band. By the late twenties its mixture of dance bands and acts with a rather nostalgic bent had made it both fashionable and rather respectable. The British Pathe clip from early 1932 undoubtedly has in its audience some of Elvira’s circle.

http://www.britishpathe.com/record.php?id=8994

http://www.jazzageclub.com/venues/the-classy-ciros-restaurant-chain/

Between 1927 and 1932 the resident orchestras were as follows

Jean Lensen and his Ciro’s Club Dance Orchestra
Debroy Somers’ Band
Harry Bidgood and his Band (leader: Ramon Newton)
Teddy Brown and his Band
Sydney Kyte and his Band
Billy Cotton and his Savannah Band 

Ronnie Hart and his Band (Canadian)
Tommy Kinsman and his Ciro’s Club Band
Jacques Jacobs and his Band
Tommy Kinsman and his Ciro’s Club Band

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