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Billy Butterfield

A versatile pre-bop trumpeter with a lovely tone, Billy Butterfield could play fairly ballads and heated Dixieland with equal skill. After early encounter in the middle-’30s using the rings of Austin Wylie and Andy Anderson, Butterfield became well-known while using Bob Crosby’s Orchestra (1937-1940), acquiring the main single on the …

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Kenny Davern

Described in THE BRAND NEW York Situations as “the best possible clarinetist playing today” in the 1990s, that high compliment wasn’t remote the mark, since it put on Kenny Davern in the autumn of his life, on the top of his power. Contact him a jazz purist, a good snob, …

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Kenny Ball

Kenny Ball will be connected with his large 1961 strike “Midnight in Moscow,” trim in the times when it had been easy for a Dixieland melody to create it onto the graphs. He began playing trumpet at age group 15 and obtained knowledge playing in the rings of Charlie Galbraith, …

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Jimmy McPartland

A good Dixieland cornetist along with his own lyrical audio (initially influenced by Bix Beiderbecke), Jimmy McPartland played the music he loved for over 60 years. Younger sibling of guitarist Dick McPartland (1905-1957), Jimmy was an associate of the renowned Austin SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Gang in the 1920s. He was …

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Jimmy McHugh

Prolific pop composer Jimmy McHugh had hit songs and Broadway scores through the 1920s in to the 1950s. Delivered in Boston, MA, on July 10, 1894, McHugh visited St. John’s Prep College in the town. He first proved helpful as an workplace boy on the Boston Opera Home and later …

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Bob Barnard

Among the great jazz trumpeters of Australia, Bob Barnard offers generally favored executing trad and pre-bop jazz. Younger brother from the great drummer Len Barnard, he began playing jazz with a family group music group in 1947 and is at Len’s group during a lot of the 1947-55 period. Barnard …

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The Banjo Kings

The Banjo Kings were among the hardly any (only if) groups recorded by the nice Period Jazz label in the 1950s that may be considered a little corny. Created by banjoists Dick Roberts and Crimson Roundtree in 1951, the music group experienced either Joe Heimlich, Ernie Anderson or Vito Mumolo …

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Soprano Summit

The 1970s, a time most widely known in jazz because the “fusion years,” appeared like an extremely unlikely time and energy to form a vintage jazz/mainstream group. At Dick Gibson’s annual Colorado Jazz Party in 1972, Bob Wilber and Kenny Davern therefore enjoyed playing collectively during one track that within …

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Peanuts Hucko

Peanuts Hucko long had a audio on clarinet that’s nearly identical compared to that of Benny Goodman. An excellent tenor participant in his start (although he mainly quit the instrument following the 1940s), Hucko’s clarinet can be an appealing addition to any Dixieland or golf swing combo. He began being …

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Steve Lacy

Among the great soprano saxophonists ever (rank up there with Sidney Bechet and John Coltrane), Steve Lacy’s profession was fascinating to view develop. He originally doubled on clarinet and soprano (falling the former with the middle-’50s), motivated by Bechet, and performed Dixieland in NY with Rex Stewart, Cecil Scott, Crimson …

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