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Don Redman

Don Redman

Don Redman (1900 – 1964) was one of the most important arrangers and band leaders of the 1920s and 1930s, also a competent reed player, but it should not be forgotten that his vocal efforts were highly original and enjoyable… … Read entire article »

Leo Parker

Leo Parker

Leo Parker (1925 – 1962) was the first bebop baritonesax artist, coming up through Billy Eckstine’s orchestra, later known from numerous recording sessions, also a prominent comeback in 1961, but his heart gave suddenly in… … Read entire article »

Budd Johnson

Budd Johnson

Budd Johnson (1910 – 1984) was a very competent tenorsax player active already from the late twenties but able to develop along with jazz in general and therefore became highly recognized through a lifetime of playing… … Read entire article »

John Jenkins

John Jenkins

John Jenkins (1931 – 1993) was a fine modern altosax player from Chicago, participating in a series of excellent recording sessions in 1957 for then suddenly go back to oblivion… … Read entire article »

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 »