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Maynard Ferguson - 100% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 May 1928, Verdun, Quebec, Canada, d. 23 August 2006, Ventura, Califonia, USA. Already a band leader in his native land by his early teenage years, trumpeter Ferguson played in the bands of Boyd Raeburn, Jimmy Dorsey and Charlie Barnet in the 40s. His breakthrough into public consciousness came in 1950 when he joined Stan Kenton, electrifying audiences with his high-note pl Read more

Sammy Nestico - 73% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Jazz
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Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band - 48% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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Wichita, Kansas, USA. A gifted pianist and prolific composer, Goodwin is an in-demand session musician in Southern California. In addition to piano, he also plays tenor and soprano saxophones. To many fans, especially outside the USA, he is known chiefly through his leadership of the Big Phat Band. This is a Los Angeles-based rehearsal band, formed in 2000, the repertoire of Read more

Stan Kenton - 48% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Stanley Newcombe Kenton, 15 December 1911, Wichita, Kansas, USA, d. 25 August 1979, Los Angeles, California, USA. After playing piano in various dance bands, including those of Everett Hoagland and Vido Musso, mostly on the west coast, Kenton decided to form his own band in 1941. Although geared partially to the commercial needs of the dancehall circuit of the time, Kenton&# Read more

Tony Pastor - 47% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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26 October 1907, Middletown, Connecticut, USA, d. 31 October 1969, Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA. As a teenager Pastor played tenor saxophone in a number of east coast-based bands, sometimes with Artie Shaw who was a neighbour. Pastor tried a hand at band leading in the early 30s but with limited success. In the middle of the decade he joined Shaw’s band, became one of its Read more

Jerry Gray - 44% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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Arturo Sandoval - 38% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Jazz Latin Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 November 1949, Artemisa, Havana, Cuba. Starting out as a student of classical trumpet, Sandoval quickly turned to jazz and during the 70s attracted worldwide attention not only for the technical brilliance of his playing but also through the exhilarating Latin influence of his work. He was a founding member of the Orquestra De Música Moderna, which evolved into Irak Read more

Larry Clinton - 31% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Canadian Brass - 29% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Classical Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
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Chuck Mangione - 28% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Frank Mangione, 29 November 1940, Rochester, New York, USA. Mangione began playing trumpet as a child, studying formally at the Eastman School of Music. He gained experience accompanying visiting jazzmen, then in 1960 went to New York where he formed a band with his brother, pianist Gaspare ‘Gap’ Mangione. The band, the Jazz Brothers, remained in existence Read more

Buddy Rich - 27% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Glen Gray - 26% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing
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Harry James - 25% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 March 1916, Albany, Georgia, USA, d. 5 July 1983, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Harry James’ father played trumpet in the band of a touring circus, and at first Harry played the drums, but then he, too, took up the trumpet and at the age of nine was also playing in the circus band. He showed such enormous promise that his father had soon taught him everything he knew. Harr Read more

Woody Herman - 24% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Documentaries Jazz Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Woodrow Charles Herman, 16 May 1913, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, d. 29 October 1987, Los Angeles, California, USA. A child prodigy, Herman sang and tap-danced in local clubs before touring as a singer in vaudeville. To improve his act he took up the saxophone and later the clarinet, all by the age of 12. By his mid-teens he was sufficiently accomplished to play in a band, and Read more

Billy May - 22% match to Doc Severinsen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Edward William May, 10 November 1916, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 22 January 2004, San Juan Capistrano, California, USA. Although May is best known to international audiences for his arranging and conducting work with Frank Sinatra in the late 50s, he had already been a professional musician for nearly 20 years prior to his first session with Hoboken’s favourite s Read more


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