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Edgar Hayes


A talented pianist best-known for his big music group saving of “Stardust,” Edgar Hayes under no circumstances became a significant name but he worked steadily throughout his longer profession. Hayes graduated using a music level from Wilberforce College or university. He toured the South with Fess Williams’ Orchestra in 1922 and 2 yrs afterwards led his Blue Lawn Buddies in Ohio. Hayes caused Lois Deppe (1925) before proceeding some groups like the Eight Dark Pirates and his Symphonic Harmonists. Hayes performed and organized for the Mills Blue Tempo Music group during 1931-36, sticking to the music group after it had been bought out by Lucky Millinder. Hayes got his very own orchestra during 1937-41, an ensemble that included Kenny Clarke (who became among the best golf swing drummers of the time before assisting to discovered bop drumming). Apart from Hayes, the music group did not have got any main soloists but “Stardust” was a shock hit. After shifting to California in 1942 he going his very own quartet through the entire 1940’s and played mostly single in to the 1970’s. His big music group documented for Varsity and Decca during 1937-38 (ironically “Stardust” was on the last recording program) and Hayes lower a V-Disc in 1946, two game titles in 1947, eight in 1948 and six piano solos (for an record on the Tag label) in 1960.

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Full Name Edgar Hayes
Date Of Birth May 23, 1904
Died June 28, 1979, San Bernardino, California, United States
Profession Jazz Pianist
Education Wilberforce University
Music Songs Swingin' in the Promised Land, Sophisticated Swing, Manhattan Jam, Edgar's Boogie, Fat Meat 'N Greens, So Rare, You're My First Thought Every Morning, Century Room, Edgar Steps Out, When You and I Were Young, Maggie, I Know Now, High, Wide and Handsome, Just a Quiet Evening, Let's Love, Sweet Is the Word for You, I Found A New Baby, Sunday Mornin' Blues, In The Mood, Le Rififì, Roman Love, Vivrò, Il Est Parti Un Jour, Oh Oh Cheri, Fugitive from Harem, Anche la Fine, Stardust, Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu, Blues At Dawn - Part 1, Milord, Napule Ca Se Sceta, Le Temps de L Amour, La Fille Avec Toi
Albums Best Hits Collection of Edgar Hayes, Edgar Hayes & His Orchestra, Laughing At Life, Famous Hits by Edgar Hayes, Essential Hits, Hits of Edgar Hayes, Vintage Chansons, Golden Hits, Complete Jazz Series 1937 - 1938

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Wife Wanted 1946 Pianist (uncredited)
Mills Blue Rhythm Band 1934 Short Orchestra Musician (uncredited)

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