"My mother Rene (Hawkins) Lund and her brother Derek Hawkins were good friends of George in London before and throughout WW2. London was the center of progressive jazz at the time, and the young folk were rocking with bands led by men that were household names at the time: Jack ..."
– Marty, Son of good friends,
Vancouver, BC, Mar 03, 2011
"Sir George, thank you so much for your musicianship and your compositions. I will pay homage to you throughout your music. May God bless you! Love, Shawn!"