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Ted Weems - 99% match to Dick Jurgens

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 September 1901, Pitcairn, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 6 May 1963, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. After learning to play the violin when he was at high school, Weems switched to trombone while attending the University of Pennsylvania. That instrument was also favoured by his brother, Art, and in 1923 the brothers formed their own band, and soon afterwards Ted Weems decided to concentrate Read more

Ziggy Elman - 47% match to Dick Jurgens

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s
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Harry Aaron Finkelman, 26 May 1914, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 26 June 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA. As a child Elman learned to play various brass and reed instruments, and his first professional engagement was on trombone, although his main instrument later became the trumpet. In 1936 he joined Benny Goodman and formed part of one of the best three-man trump Read more

Wayne King - 25% match to Dick Jurgens

Genres: Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1990s
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16 February 1901, Savannah, Illinois, USA, d. 16 July 1985. Dubbed ‘the Waltz King’, before establishing his first dance band King had served as featured saxophonist in the Del Lampe Orchestra operating out of the Trianon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois, USA. However, he soon dropped the primarily jazz influenced sound of this combo in favour of a smooth, highly styl Read more

Les Brown - 24% match to Dick Jurgens

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lester Raymond Brown, 14 March 1912, Reinerton, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 4 January 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA. By 1932, when he entered Duke University at Durham, North Carolina, Brown had already attended Ithaca College and the New York Military Academy and had studied harmony, arranging and composing, as well as becoming proficient on soprano saxophone, clarinet and b Read more

Ted Lewis - 24% match to Dick Jurgens

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s
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Ralph Flanagan - 22% match to Dick Jurgens

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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