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Benny Morton

Benny Morton

Benny Morton (1907 – 1985) was one of the major trombonists of the swing era, playing with famous orchestra such as Fletcher Henderson, Don Redman, Count Basie and Teddy Wilson… … Read entire article »

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J. C. Higginbotham

J. C. Higginbotham

J. C. Higginbotham (1906 – 1973) was one of the greatest swing trombonists ever, achieving eternal fame in 1929 with his recordings with Luis Russell and Henry “Red” Allen, and from the thirties and onwards being one of the key performers in the vintage tradition… … Read entire article »

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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 »

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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 »

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Keg Johnson

Keg Johnson

Keg Johnson (1908 – 1967) was an active and personal trombone player in the thirties and forties, mostly known for his work with Louis Armstrong, Fletcher Henderson and Cab Calloway… … Read entire article »

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Dicky Wells

Dicky Wells

Dicky Wells (1909 – 1985) was one of the greatest trombone players ever in jazz, and his recordings in Paris 1937 almost redefined how the instrument should be played … … Read entire article »

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