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Jon Eardley

Somewhat forgotten in america, Jon Eardley is definitely active in Europe. He started playing trumpet when he was 11. After employed in an Air flow Force music group (1946-1949), he performed locally (1950-1953) and worked in NY with Phil Woods (1954). Eardley obtained some presence playing on / off with Gerry Mulligan’s quartet and sextet (1954-1957) and continues to be best-known for this association today. After functioning back in Pa for quite some time, the cool-toned bopper transferred to Belgium in 1963 and in 1969, relocated to Germany to try out within a radio orchestra. Eardley could be noticed at his greatest on three Spotlite albums, all from 1977.

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