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Billy Maxted

An excellent pianist and a skillful arranger, Billy Maxted is basically forgotten today because his recordings were mainly for tiny brands. Maxted began playing and organizing for the Crimson Nichols big music group during 1937-1940. He proved helpful briefly with Ben Pollack and Teddy Powell, and used Will Bradley (1941-1942), …

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