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Hymie Shertzer

b. Herman Schertzer, 2 Apr 1909, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 22 March 1977, NEW YORK, NY, USA. After playing alto saxophone in several bands around the brand new York region, Shertzer (whose family members name was Schertzer) became business lead alto for Benny Goodman. In 1938 he became a …

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Walter Gross

Walter Gross was an able pianist who all gained more identification being a conductor/arranger/composer (he wrote “Tenderly”) through the later ’30s and ’40s, so when an professional of Musicraft Information during the later ’40s. Blessed in N.Con.C. in 1909, Gross started playing professionally in a variety of bands of the …

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Johnny Messner

b. 13 Oct 1909, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. January 1986, Ridgefield Recreation area, NJ, USA. A graduate of New York’s Institute of Musical Arts, Messner was among a family group of five musical brothers, along with his specialism spanning all of the reed devices. His resort orientated dance music …

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Elie Siegmeister

A social radical and, sometimes, a musical radical, Elie Siegmeister produced a body of function showing a bewildering stylistic variety. As soon as 1943 and once again by the end of his existence, he announced: “My goal is to create nearly as good music as I could that will at …

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Joe Yukl

In the event that you loved Jimmy Stewart’s faked trombone taking part in in the 1953 film The Glenn Miller Story, you have Joe Yukl to thank; he coached Stewart in the artwork of trombone technique and performed a number of the solos in the film. Yukl had an extended …

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