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Vic Dickenson

A unique trombonist using a sly wit and the capability to sound as though he were performing underwater, Vic Dickenson was a secured asset to any program which he appeared. He mentioned out in the 1920s and ’30s playing within the Midwest. Organizations with Blanche Calloway (1933-1936), Claude Hopkins (1936-1939), …

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Roy Eldridge

Perhaps one of the most exciting trumpeters to emerge through the golf swing period, Roy Eldridge’s combative strategy, chance-taking design and strong musicianship were an motivation (and an impact) to another musical generation, especially Dizzy Gillespie. Although he occasionally pushed himself further than he could move, Eldridge never performed a …

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