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Charles Victor Moore

Trumpeter Charles Victor Moore enjoyed among the lengthiest professions in the annals of jazz. He started playing cornet at age ten, greatly prompted with a mother who was simply able to concern purchases on both trombone and piano. By senior high school, Moore experienced switched to trumpet and was leading …

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Leonard Sillman

b. 9 Might 1908, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 23 January 1982, NEW YORK, NY, USA. From age 14 Sillman examined dance in NY and in 1925, despite his youngsters and inexperience, took the best role inside a touring organization version of Woman, Be Great!, which on Broadway had starred Fred …

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Bob Chester & His Orchestra

b. 20 March 1908, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 1977, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Early in his profession, Chester performed tenor saxophone with different rings, including those led by Irving Aaronson, Ben Bernie and Ben Pollack. Then considered bandleading, developing his first clothing in Detroit. Although he previously only limited achievement during …

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