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Boomie Richman

A fantastic tenor soloist using a booting audio and a hard-driving design, Boomie Richman was most widely known for his association with Tommy Dorsey. Richman started his profession playing locally in Boston. He transferred to NY in 1942, freelanced, acquired stints with Jerry Wald (1942), Muggsy Spanier (1944) and George Paxton (1945), and spent six years as an integral soloist with Dorsey’s big music group (1945-51). Richman made an appearance on many information with Dorsey. After departing the music group he became a studio room musician but nonetheless appeared frequently in jazz configurations including with Benny Goodman (on / off during 1951-55), the Sauter-Finegan Orchestra, Ruby Braff, Al Cohn, Crimson Allen and Cootie Williams among numerous others. Richman was energetic in to the 1970s although he didn’t play jazz very much in his old age, retiring in the 1980s; his swing-based design continued to be unchanged. Despite his skills, Richman never really had a chance to lead his personal record date.

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