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George Chisholm

George Chisholm

George Chisholm (1915 – 1997) was a Scottish trombone player coming up in the late thirties to become Europe’s most exciting vintage performer on his instrument, as well as one of Britain’s most important swing musicians… … Read entire article »

Walter Fuller

Walter Fuller

Walter Fuller (1910 – 2003) was a fine and hot swing trumpeter and vocalist, mostly known for his long time work with the Earl Hines orchestra in the thirties and early forties but left jazz much too early… … Read entire article »

Buddy Tate

Buddy Tate

Buddy Tate (1914 – 2001) was a great tenorsax player who grew up with the swing era, joining Count Basie in 1939, later flirted with rhythm & blues, and to become one of the most successful mainstreamers from the late fifties and onwards … … Read entire article »

Wilton Gaynair

Wilton Gaynair

Wilton “Bogey” Gaynair (1927 – 1995) was an exciting tenorsax player from Jamaica, settling in Europe in the middle 1950s, making some remarkable recording sessions placing him firmly among the greatest on his instrument… … Read entire article »

James Moody

James Moody

James Moody (1925 – 2010) was one of the great giants of postwar jazz, treating the tenor saxophone, the alto saxophone and the flute with equal creative power through a long lifetime… … Read entire article »

Paul King

Paul King

Paul King (??? – ???) was a fine trumpeter known for his participation in the swinging orchestra of Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds Of Joy in the late 1930s… … Read entire article »