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Charlie Shavers

Charlie Shavers was among the great trumpeters to emerge through the golf swing period, a virtuoso with an open-minded and extroverted design plus a strong love of life. He originally performed piano and banjo before switching to trumpet, and he created rapidly. In 1935, he was with Tiny Bradshaw’s music …

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Eddie Shu

A multi-talented musician, skilled on reeds and brass devices, Eddie Shu was considered a very important sideman although he by no means gained all that very much fame. He 1st performed violin and acoustic guitar before learning saxophone. Shu started his professional profession being a hamonica-playing ventriloquist! Within the Military …

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Eddie Locke

Eddie Locke was area of the extremely fertile Detroit jazz picture of the past due 1940s and early ’50s, and during a lot of his profession leaned even more towards golf swing and mainstream music, although he was an extremely capable drummer in newer settings. He previously a variety work …

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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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Franz Jackson

Among the last survivors from the pre-swing period, Franz Jackson (an excellent tenorman and clarinetist) remained dynamic into the following century, saving for Parkwood with Marcus Belgrave, and enjoying the discharge of the 2000 efficiency on Delmark. He proved helpful within the Chicago region beginning in 1926, including with Albert …

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Frankie Newton

Trumpeter Frankie Newton, whose mellow and thoughtful design sometimes seemed somewhat out of place in the golf swing era, had a comparatively short but artistically rewarding profession. He previously stints with Lloyd Scott (1927-1929), Cecil Scott (1929-1930), Chick Webb, Elmer Snowden, Charlie Johnson, and Sam Wooding, and made an appearance …

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Eddie Sauter

Perhaps one of the most inventive arrangers to emerge through the golf swing period, Eddie Sauter’s organic and colorful graphs never suit that easily into any particular category. His function tended to end up being at its greatest when created for a particular purpose, format or soloist. Sauter originally performed …

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Clark Terry

Possessor from the happiest audio in jazz, flügelhornist Clark Terry always played music which was exuberant, swinging, and fun. An excellent (and incredibly exclusive) soloist, Terry obtained popularity for his “Mumbles” vocals (which began being a satire from the much less intelligible historic blues performers) and was also a keen …

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Duško Gojković

A fantastic bop-based soloist that has recorded rewarding pieces for Enja, Dusko Goykovich played in Yugoslavia and Germany before going to the U.S. for the very first time with Marshall Brown’s International Youngsters Music group (playing on the 1958 Newport Jazz Celebration). Goykovich went to Berklee (1961-1963) and used the …

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Joe Gordon

An excellent bop-oriented trumpeter, Joe Gordon’s tragic death within a fireplace cut brief any chance he previously at fame within the jazz globe. He became a specialist in 1947 and acquired stints with Georgie Auld, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker (on an intermittent basis during 1953-1955), Artwork Blakey (1954), and Don …

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