This artist is among hardly any brass players to become identified primarily being a bass trombonist. Dick Hixson also documented on the standard size trombone aswell as French horn as well as took pictures which were sufficient to be utilized on album addresses, at least based on the criteria of guitarist Supplement Ellis. Hixson acquired musically talented parents: his dad also performed trombone while his mom was a pianist (eventually it could be assumed at least fifty percent the family is at tune). Initially the youngster sided with mama, taking on the key pad at age ten. When he proceeded to go to his father’s aspect of instrument households it meant careers in dance rings in traditional western Pennsylvanian place and an eventual graduation towards the sets of Les and Larry Elgart. His recordings using the last mentioned brothers are element of a quite mixed discography, a lot more than 100 periods which range from the novelty music of Cab Calloway towards the even contemporary jazz of guitarist Wes Montgomery, in the interesting Revolving Bandstand cooperation of Tito Puente and Pal Morrow towards the bossa nova stylings of Antonio Carlos Jobim.