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Pete Daily

A fantastic Dixieland participant, Pete Daily, under no circumstances quite broke in to the big style despite his skills and he received less popularity than he deserved. He began playing baritone horn, turned to tuba in senior high school, and then quickly afterward cornet. Daily worked well gradually in Chicago during 1930-1942, with Frank Melrose, Bud Freeman, and Boyce Dark brown, amongst others. In 1942 he relocated to California. Although he performed a little with Ozzie Nelson’s big music group, after offering in the vendor marine to get a yr, Daily spent a lot of the rest of his profession fronting little Dixieland rings. The postwar years had been a good period for the cornetist, documenting for Leap and Capitol (although no recordings had been produced after 1954) and operating gradually in the L.A. region. Among Daily’s sidemen had been Rosy McHargue on clarinet and C-melody sax and pianist Marvin Ash. In the 1960s, he spent period back Indiana and in addition learned to try out valve trombone, frequently executing with Smoky Stover’s music group. Although active through the 1970s, a significant heart stroke in 1979 compelled his pension. Pete Daily acquired a hard-driving however lyrical design and he was generally a secured asset on Dixieland schedules.

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