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Joe Maini


A talented bop alto soloist, Joe Maini was a colorful personality whose erratic personal lifestyle and senseless early loss of life prevented him from fulfilling his potential. In early stages Maini toured using the big rings of Alvino Rey and Johnny Bothwell, and he was briefly with Claude Thornhill in 1951. Shifting to LA, Maini was a fixture in both West Coastline jazz motion and in the studios. He frequently caused comedian Lenny Bruce and in big rings, including those led by Terry Gibbs (the Fantasy Music group), Gerald Wilson, Costs Holman, Louie Bellson and Shelly Manne’s Guys. Maini, who was simply in top type on a set of jam program albums in 1954 with Clifford Dark brown and Utmost Roach, also documented with Jack port Sheldon, Crimson Mitchell, Kenny Drew and Jimmy Knepper, amongst others. Maini, who under no circumstances led his very own recording program, died at age group 34 after shedding at Russian roulette.

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Full Name Joe Maini
Died May 7, 1964, Los Angeles, California, United States
Music Songs Martian Bossa Nova, Blooz, Allen's Alley, Talkin'-Walkin', I'm Gonna Go Fishin', Latter Day Saint, Right Boy For Me, All Dressed Up Tonight And No Place To Go, In The Prescribed Manner, Too Marvelous For Words, Shish-Ka-Bob, Ornithology, East Coast Outpost, Jam For Your Bread, You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me, Conertino Da Camera, Minor Incident, Along With Me, Leroy's Blues, Hidden Channel, Dollar Day, Our Waltz, Embers Glow, Section Blues, Wee Dot, Will You Still Be Mine?, Minor Blues, Easy Terms, Grasshoppers, Cunning rid, The Jumpin' Blues, The Masher
Albums Blues for Nica

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