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Paul Quinichette


Paul Quinichette was known throughout his profession because the “Vice Prez” because he sounded thus much like Lester Young. Some of Young’s various other supporters emulated his ’30s design, Quinichette sounded like Lester Youthful from the then-present time (the 1950s). After obtaining knowledge with Nat Towles, Lloyd Sherock, and Ernie Areas, Quinichette was highlighted with Jay McShann during 1942-1944. He performed on the Western world Coastline with Johnny Otis (1945-1947), journeyed to NY with Louis Jordan, and performed with Lucky Millinder (1948-1949), Crimson Allen, and Scorching Lips Web page. Quinichette was with Count number Basie during 1952-1953 (when Basie got re-formed his orchestra), caused Benny Goodman in 1955, documented with Billie Vacation, and kept his own on the program with John Coltrane. In any other case, Quinichette mainly led his very own group in the 1950s, documenting several exceptional (if certainly derivative) information. He still left music in the past due ’50s to be a power engineer, time for jazz briefly in the first to middle-’70s, using Sammy Cost, Brooks Kerr, and Pal Tate before having to retire because of bad health.

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Full Name Paul Quinichette
Died May 25, 1983, New York City, New York, United States
Profession Saxophonist
Nationality American
Music Groups Count Basie Orchestra
Music Songs It Was a Verry Good Year, Jumpin' at the Woodside, Shiny Stockings, Hay Burner, Swingin' the Blues, One O'Clock Jump, I'm Beginning to See the Light, Let Me See, Moten Swing, Sweet Georgia Brown, Switch in Time, It's Oh, So Nice, Send In the Clowns, Blues in Hoss's Flat, Exactly Like You, Well Alright Okay You Win, Just Friends, Flight of the Foo Birds, Satin Doll, That Warm Feeling, Dance of the Gremlins, Magic Flea, Orange Sherbet, Blue And Sentimental, C" Jam Blues, The Wind Machine, Basie Boogie, Shad Roe, Blues in Frankie's Flat, Air Mail Special, That's That, Tea for Two
Albums The Chase Is On, On the Sunny Side, For Basie, Moods, Basie Reunion, For Basie (feat. Jo Jones, Shad Collins, Nat Pierce, Walter Page, Freddie Green) [Remastered 2016], Buddy Tate: The Texas Twister, The Kid From Denver, Paul Quinichette et son swingtette (Mono version), Blow Your Horn With Benny Green and Paul Quinichette Remastered, On the Sunny Side (feat. Mal Waldron / Curtis Fuller / Sonny Red / John Jenkins) [Remastered 2016], Jazz Legend, The chase Is on and Taylor's Tenors, I Love Jazz, Paul Quinichette - The Greatest Hits Collection, The Vice Pres, The Best of Basie, Sequel (feat. Count Basie, Joe Newman, Freddie Green) [Remastered 2016], Rock-a-bye Basie, Easily Stop Time, Body & Soul, Explore, Basie Reunion (Bonus Track Version), Borderline, Remastered Hits (feat. Count Basie / Joe Newman / Freddie Green / Mal Waldron / Curtis Fuller / Sonny Red / Jo Jones) [All Tracks Remastered 2016], Jazz Foundations Vol. 58, Cool Lypso, Blue Dots, On the Sunday/for Basie, A Passion for Jazz, Vol. 59, Remastered Hits Vol. 2 (feat. Count Basie / Joe Newman / Freddie Green / Mal Waldron / Curtis Fuller / Sonny Red / Jo Jones) [All Tracks Remastered], Texas Shuffle, Golden Hits By Paul Quinichette, Days To Come, Basie Reunion (Remastered 2017), Famous Hits, Charlie Rouse & Paul Quinchette, Essential Jazz Moods, The Vice 'Pres' (feat. Count Basie, Freddie Green, Kenny Drew, Bobby Tucker) [Remastered 2016], Birdland Jump

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