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Imogene Coca

b. Imogene Fernandez de Coca, 18 November 1908, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, d. 2 June 2001, Westport, Connecticut, USA. Given birth to right into a showbusiness family members, Coca’s dad was a conductor, her mom a dancer, and Imogene began to be always a dancer. She made an appearance on Broadway …

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Teddy McRae

Simply because important an arranger simply because he was a tenor-saxophonist, Teddy McRae made important, behind-the-scenes efforts to several rings, especially Chick Webb’s. After using local groupings, including a family group band, McRae caused June Clark in 1926 and in 1927 shifted to NY where he primarily led his very …

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