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Barrett Deems

It really is ironic that Barrett Deems’ highest profile gig, touring using the Louis Armstrong All-Stars, present him quite definitely out-of-place, reduced to performing within a Dixieland environment. The truth is, Deems had an extended career with various other lesser-known high factors. He was with Paul Ash’s group when he …

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Earle Warren

Earle Warren was Count number Basie’s longtime business lead altoist and occasional pop ballad singer. He performed piano, banjo, and ukulele in a family group band before taking on the saxophone, ultimately buying the alto. He led rings within the Midwest during area of the 1930s before signing up for …

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Barrett Deems Big Band

b. 1 March 1914, Springfield, Illinois, USA, d. 15 Sept 1998, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Nicknamed Deemus. Through the entire 30s Deems caused Paul Ash and led his personal small rings. Towards the finish of the 10 years he worked thoroughly with Joe Venuti, a link that lasted before middle-40s. Thereafter, …

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