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 1995

Tracy, Sheila
Bands, booze and broads
Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1995, 319 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Alexander, Van (b. 1915)   arranger, composer
  Barnet, Charlie [Charles Daly] (b. 1913 d. 1991 a. 1936-1948)   saxophone, bandleader
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Bradley, Will (b. 1912 a. 1940-1944)   trombone, arranger
  Brown, Les [Lester Raymond] (b. 1912 d. 1981)   alto sax, bandleader
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Clinton, Larry (b. 1909 d. 1985)   arranger, trombone
  Crosby, Bob [George Robert] (b. 1913 d. 1993)   composer, leader
  Donahue, Sam (Koontz) (b. 1918 d. 1974)   tenor sax, arranger
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Dorsey, Tommy [Thomas] (b. 1905 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  Dunham, Sonny [Elmer Lewis] (b. 1914)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Flanagan, Ralph (b. 1919 a. 1949)   danceband leader, orchestra
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Heidt, Horace (b. 1901 d. 1986)   piano, vocals
  Herman, Woody (b. 1913 d. 1987)   bandleader, clarinet
  James, Harry Haag (b. 1916 d. 1983)   composer, flute
  Kenton, Stan (b. 1912 d. 1979)   arranger, composer
  Krupa, Gene [Eugene Bertram] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Miller, Glen [Alton Glen] (b. 1904 d. 1944)   accordion, bandleader
  Raeburn, Boyd [Boyde Albert] (b. 1913 d. 1966)   bandleader, bass sax
  Rey, Alvino (b. 1911)   conductor, electric guitar
  Thornhill, Claude (b. 1909 d. 1965)   bandleader, piano
  Webb, Chick [William Henry] (b. 1902 d. 1939)   composer, drummer

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