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The Nash Brothers

Ted (tenor sax and flute) and Dick (trombone) both performed in big rings and television soundtracks in Los Angeles/Hollywood. Ted was a presented soloist w/ Les Dark brown in the mid-’40s; Dick performed prominently w/ Glen Grey and Billy May’s Orchestras. Both possess freelanced for a long time and continue …

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Stacy Rowles

A mellow-toned flügelhornist who emphasizes ballads, Stacy Rowles (the little girl of pianist Jimmy Rowles) has recorded for Concord and Delos, and became a fixture in the L.A. region with her function in the group Jazz Wild birds.

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Matt Harris

Multi-instrumentalist Matt Harris provides documented with Neil Youthful, Chicago, Richard Marx, Leon Russell, among others, though he didn’t released a release in his very own name until 2002. That record, Somewhat Elliptical Orbit, was released on Russell’s label, and Russell additional lent a hands by co-writing nine from the 12 …

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Marty Paich

Among the best-known arrangers from the post-World Battle II period, Marty Paich had stronger jazz qualifications than a lot of his peers, because of his active existence within the Western Coast scene through the ’50s. Paich was created in Oakland, CA, on January 23, 1925; he began like a pianist, …

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Carl Fontana

An excellent trombonist that has spent a lot of days gone by 40 years using business music in NEVADA, Carl Fontana sometimes emerges to remind listeners precisely how technically skilled he’s. The son of the saxophonist, Fontana began playing in his father’s group during 1941-1945, but didn’t gain prominence until …

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Jimmy Wyble

Jimmy Wyble was mostly of the guitarists who made a tag in both nation & traditional western and jazz, his discography naturally crashing through several supposedly fenced-in genre boundaries to get him from Benny Goodman to Bob Wills. The second option artist’s so-called radical design of Traditional western swing was …

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Billy May

The final of the fantastic arrangers who wrote regularly for Frank Sinatra, Billy Might had several varied careers in and out of jazz. His initial significant gig was as an arranger/trumpeter with Charlie Barnet (1938-1940), for whom he had written the wah-wah-ing strike agreement of Ray Noble’s “Cherokee.” Afterwards, he …

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Blue Mitchell

Owner of a primary, lightly swinging, somewhat plain-wrapped firmness that fit ideal along with the Blue Notice label’s hard bop ethos from the 1960s, Blue Mitchell is commonly overlooked today perhaps because he hardly ever really stood out vividly from your crowd, in spite of his undeniable skill. After learning …

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Dave Pell

Dave Pell began touring using the Tony Pastor, Bob Astor, and Bobby Sherwood rings as an adolescent, before moving to California within the mid-’40s. He discovered use Bob Crosby in the latter’s Ford radio present in 1946, after that used the Les Dark brown music group from 1947 to 1955. …

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George Masso

A fantastic trombonist who information for Arbors, George Masso has already established an extended if relatively underrated career. Apart from some early gigs (including a 1948 association with Jimmy Dorsey), Masso produced his living from teaching in institutions until 1973. Nevertheless, he always performed trombone privately and, immediately after learning …

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