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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 »

Edmond Hall

Edmond Hall

Edmond Hall (1901 – 1967) was one of the finest clarinetists in vintage jazz, first known through his work with the Claude Hopkins orchestra in the thirties, later as a creative, energetic and highly respected artist, active till the very end… … Read entire article »

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis

Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis (1921 – 1986) was a fine and colorful tenorsax swinger with a long, exciting career, known for his participation in Count Basie’s orchestra but also for his many recording sessions under his own name… … Read entire article »

Ben Webster Part 2 (1943 – 1954)

Ben Webster Part 2 (1943 – 1954)

Ben Webster (1909 – 1973) (Part 2: 1943 – 1954) was not at all finished as a magnificent tenorsax player after leaving Duke Ellington in 1943 but continued on his own with great success although with some meagre years… … Read entire article »

Henry Hicks

Henry Hicks

Henry Hicks (ca. 1904 – ca. 1950) was a fine trombone player in the early swing era, known for his work with Mills Blue Rhythm Band… … Read entire article »