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Leo McConville

An associate of Baltimore’s notorious community of historic jazz music artists of Irish descent, trumpeter Leo McConville was sighted on bandstands as soon as 1914. “Big name” position came his method some five years later on when he started using the Louisiana Five. In the next 10 years the trumpeter …

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Dick Hafer

An excellent veteran tenor saxophonist who was simply longer overlooked and under-featured, Dick Hafer produced a solid impression along with his 1994 Fresh Audio release Prez Impressions (a tribute to Lester Little). He began on clarinet when he was seven, switching to tenor in senior high school. Hafer’s initial major …

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Will Bradley

Can Bradley was a soft-spoken trombonist who got well-known for a couple of years simply by teaming up with Ray McKinley and forming a huge music group that spearheaded the boogie-woogie trend of the later ’30s and early ’40s. McKinley was even more suitable for the boogie than Bradley, who …

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Woody Herman

A fine golf swing clarinetist, an altoist whose sound was influenced by Johnny Hodges, an excellent soprano saxophonist, and a spirited blues vocalist, Woody Herman’s greatest significance to jazz was mainly because the first choice of an extended type of big rings. He always urged young skill and, a lot …

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Arthur Schutt

A significant pianist through the 1920s, appearing about many essential recordings, Arthur Schutt died out from the spotlight through the golf swing period. He was trained piano by his dad and began playing for silent films when he was simply 13 in 1915. It had been at a cinema that …

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Wingy Manone

Wingy Manone was a fantastic Dixieland trumpeter whose jivey vocals were well-known and somewhat similar to his modern, Louis Prima. He previously lost his correct arm inside a streetcar incident when he was ten, but Manone (who Joe Venuti once offered one cuff hyperlink for a Xmas present) never were …

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Herbie Steward

A tenor saxophonist most widely known for being element of Woody Herman’s Second Herd section alongside Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, and Serge Chaloff. Steward acquired a nice build, interacted well, and was an above-average soloist. He provides few albums on the net at present.

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Herschel Evans

Among the earliest “rough Tx tenors,” Herschel Evans’ hard audio was an ideal contrast compared to that from the cool-toned Lester Adolescent in the Count number Basie Orchestra. He began playing in place rings, including Troy Floyd (1929-1931) with whom he produced his documenting debut, and Benny Moten (1933-1935). In …

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Harry Skoler

Clarinetist Harry Skoler followed firmly in the custom of his idol Benny Goodman, resurrecting the vintage music from the golf swing period for appreciative modern audiences. Given birth to in Syracuse, NY, in 1956, Skoler was launched to Goodman’s music while still a teenager; announcing his motives to become professional …

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Harry James

Harry Wayne was probably one of the most exceptional instrumentalists from the golf swing era, having a bravura taking part in design that produced his trumpet function instantly identifiable. He was also probably one of the most well-known bandleaders from the 1st half from the 1940s, and he continuing to …

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