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Henry ‘Hot Lips’ Levine

b. 26 November 1907, London, Britain, d. USA. Levine’s family members emigrated to the united states early in 1908. In 1917, Levine noticed Nick LaRocca using the initial Dixieland Jazz Music group, a meeting which identified his future profession. He learned to try out trumpet and flipped professional in 1925; by amazing coincidence his first work was using the ODJB, at that time much-changed through the line-up Levine got regarded as a kid. Levine performed in several studio room bands from the middle-20s, documenting with Nat Shilkret, Vincent Lopez while others, however in 1927 was employed by British music group innovator Bert Ambrose. He opened up with Ambrose in the Mayfair Resort in London in March and in June produced records using the band. The next month he documented under the management of Fred Elizalde. Towards the finish of the entire year, he came back to NY where, for another couple of years, he performed in rings led by Cass Hagan, Rudy Vallee and additional well-known entertainers of the time. He then came back to studio function, among other activities leading NBC’s Chamber Music Culture of Decrease Basin Road jazz group. After Globe Battle II Levine aimed radio, tv and resort orchestras in a variety of parts of the united states, settling in NEVADA in 1961 where he performed in numerous resort and casino rings. He retired in 1982. An excellent business lead trumpeter and a highly effective soloist, Levine was small known among jazz enthusiasts despite his lengthy and active profession.

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