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Frank Rehak


A talented trombonist who was simply both a good soloist and an adaptable outfit participant, Frank Rehak’s profession was cut brief by his heroin cravings. After beginning on piano, cello and baritone horn, Rehak turned to trombone. He offered within the Navy during Globe Battle II (1943-47), playing within a golf swing combo in Hawaii. Rehak obtained big band knowledge using Gene Krupa (1949), Jimmy Dorsey (1950-52), Ray McKinley, Claude Thornhill, Sauter-Finegan and Woody Herman. After carrying out some studio function and spending an interval beyond music, Rehak became area of the Dizzy Gillespie Big Music group in 1956. He proved helpful within the studios in to the early 1960s, including especially using the Gil Evans Orchestra from 1956-62; nevertheless, Rehak’s drug complications eventually triggered him to drop away from music entirely. He finished up doing work for Synanon in Houston and was generally forgotten by enough time of his loss of life at age group 60. Rehak’s just session being a leader led to four game titles for the Dawn label from 1955-56.

Quick Facts

Full Name Frank Rehak
Date Of Birth July 6, 1926
Died June 22, 1987, California, United States
Profession Trombonist
Music Songs Maids of Cadiz, Blues for Pablo, Waltz, Anyone?, New Rhumba, The Dark Before the Dawn, Kiss Her Goodbye, Dimples, Nina Never Knew, Baia, Walk Softly, Any Old Time, Always, Run Wild, Nipigon, Sunday's Child, Christmas Eve, The Ballad of Tappan Zee, Band Aide, Theme, The Nearness of You, Blues For Amy, Walkin', My Ship, It Had To Be You, So Beats My Heart for You, Intro & Theme, Stockholm Sweetnin', Alone Together, A Little On the Lonely Side, Close Your Eyes, Young at Heart, I Don't Wanna Be Kissed
Albums 3 Bones and a Quill

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