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Eddie Shu


A multi-talented musician, skilled on reeds and brass devices, Eddie Shu was considered a very important sideman although he by no means gained all that very much fame. He 1st performed violin and acoustic guitar before learning saxophone. Shu started his professional profession being a hamonica-playing ventriloquist! Within the Military (1942-45), Shu performed in military rings. After his release he caused Tadd Dameron (1947), George Shearing, Johnny Bothwell, Pal Affluent, Les Elgart and Lionel Hampton (1949-50). Pursuing had been stints with Charlie Barnet, Chubby Jackson & most notably the Gene Krupa Trio (1954-58). Shu ultimately shifted to Florida within the 1960’s where he continuing playing frequently. During 1964-65 he was area of the Louis Armstrong All-Stars (on clarinet) and afterwards within the 10 years he gigged with Lionel Hampton and Gene Krupa a little, but mainly freelanced along with his very own groups at different times in NY, the Virgin Islands and lastly Florida. Although Eddie Shu documented fairly thoroughly with Krupa, he just had three possibilities to business lead his very own record dates, leading to four game titles in 1949, four amounts in Australia (1955) along with a Bethlehem record using a quartet (1954).

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Full Name Eddie Shu
Date Of Birth March 18, 1918
Died July 4, 1986, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Music Songs Blues for Baby, On East Side, Lou's Blue, Tom, Dick, and Jim, Don't Blame Me, I Cover the Waterfront, Spring Is Here, It's Sand, Man!, Justice, Tom, Dick and Harry, Deep Purple, Irresistible You, Indiana, Jr., Day By Day, Out of Nowhere, Flamingo, Jr, Peace
Albums On East Side, Justice, Standard Classics, Irresistible You, ...I Only Have Eyes for Shu, Deluxe Series, Vol. 3 (Bethlehem Collection)

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