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 1981

Inside the big bands

p. 75 In:
Simon, George Thomas
The big bands
New York: Schirmer Books, 1981


The above item has biographical information on:

  Barnet, Charlie [Charles Daly] (b. 1913 d. 1991 a. 1936-1948)   saxophone, bandleader
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Berigan, Bunny [Roland Bernard] (b. 1908 d. 1942)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Bradley, Will (b. 1912 a. 1940-1944)   trombone, arranger
  Brown, Les [Lester Raymond] (b. 1912 d. 1981)   alto sax, bandleader
  Byrne, Bobby [Robert] (b. 1918 a. 1940-1941)   trombone, bandleader
  Calloway, Cab [Cabell] (b. 1907 a. 1930-1945)   bandleader, cast
  Carle, Frankie (b. 1903)   piano, arranger
  Carter, Benny (b. 1907)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Chester, Bob (b. 1908 a. 1940)   bandleader, clarinet
  Clinton, Larry (b. 1909 d. 1985)   arranger, trombone
  Crosby, Bob [George Robert] (b. 1913 d. 1993)   composer, leader
  Cugat, Xavier (b. 1900 d. 1990 a. 1935-1949)   orchestra, violin
  De Lange, Eddie [Edgar] (b. 1904 d. 1949)   bandleader
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Dorsey, Tommy [Thomas] (b. 1905 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  Duchin, Eddy (b. 1910 d. 1951)   cast, piano stylist
  Dunham, Sonny [Elmer Lewis] (b. 1914)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Eckstine, Billy (b. 1914 d. 1993)   singer, vocals
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Fields, Shep (b. 1910 d. 1981)   bandleader, vocals
  Gillespie, Dizzy [John Birks] (b. 1917)   tromba, trumpet
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Hall, George (b. 1894)   bandleader, baritone sax
  Hallet, Mal (b. 1893 d. 1952)   alto sax, bandleader
  Hampton, Lionel (b. 1913)   drums, musicista
  Heidt, Horace (b. 1901 d. 1986)   piano, vocals
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Herman, Woody (b. 1913 d. 1987)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Hudson, Will (b. 1908 d. 1981)   arranger, composer
  Hutton, Ina Ray (b. 1916 d. 1984)   cast, piano
  James, Harry Haag (b. 1916 d. 1983)   composer, flute
  Jones, Isham (b. 1894 d. 1956)   composer, lyricist
  Jurgens, Dick Henry (b. 1910)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Kaye, Sammy (b. 1910 d. 1987)   danceband leader, orchestra
  Kemp, Hal [James Harold] (b. 1905 d. 1940)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Kenton, Stan (b. 1912 d. 1979)   arranger, composer
  King, Wayne Harold (b. 1901 d. 1985)   saxophone, bandleader
  Kirk, Andy [Andrew Dewey] (b. 1898)   bass saxophone, composer
  Krupa, Gene [Eugene Bertram] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Kyser, Kay (b. 1906 d. 1985)   bandleader, director
  Lawrence, Elliot (b. 1925)   bandleader, composer
  Lombardo, Guy [Gaetano Alberto] (b. 1902 d. 1977)   bandleader, director
  Long, Johnny (b. 1914 d. 1972)   violin, bandleader
  Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin] (b. 1902 d. 1947)   arranger, bandleader
  Martin, Freddy (b. 1906 d. 1983)   alto sax, bandleader
  McIntyre, Hal [Harold W.] (b. 1914 d. 1959 a. 1942-1946)   bandleader, alto sax
  McKinley, Ray [Raymond Frederick] (b. 1910 a. 1943-1943)   drummer, drums
  Miller, Glen [Alton Glen] (b. 1904 d. 1944)   accordion, bandleader
  Monroe, Vaughn (Wilton) (b. 1911 d. 1973)   trombone, trumpet
  Morgan, Russ (b. 1904 d. 1969)   composer, trombone
  Nelson, Ozzie [Oswald George] (b. 1906 d. 1975)   bandleader, s [=?]
  Nichols, Red [Ernest Loring] (b. 1905 d. 1965)   cornet, trumpet
  Noble, Ray [Raymond Stanley] (b. 1903 d. 1978)   bandleader, celeste
  Norvo, Red (b. 1908)   cast, piano
  Pastor, Tony (b. 1907 d. 1969)   bandleader, tenor sax
  Powell, Teddy [Theodore] (b. 1901)   arranger, bandleader
  Raeburn, Boyd [Boyde Albert] (b. 1913 d. 1966)   bandleader, bass sax
  Rey, Alvino (b. 1911)   conductor, electric guitar
  Rich, Buddy [Bernard] (b. 1917 d. 1987)   cast, director
  Savitt, Jan (b. 1913 d. 1948)   arranger, bandleader
  Scott, Raymond (b. 1910)   bandleader, composer
  Shaw, Artie (b. 1910)   clarinet, conductor
  Spivak, Charlie [Charles] (b. 1907 d. 1982)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Teagarden, Jack [Weldon Leo] (b. 1905)   cast, trombone
  Thornhill, Claude (b. 1909 d. 1965)   bandleader, piano
  Webb, Chick [William Henry] (b. 1902 d. 1939)   composer, drummer
  Weems, Ted (b. 1901 d. 1963)   bandleader, orchestra
  Welk, Lawrence (b. 1903 d. 1992)   composer, conductor
  Whiteman, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1967)   bandleader, cast

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