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Buddy Tate - 40% match to George Wein

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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George Holmes Tate, 22 February 1913, Sherman, Texas, USA, d. 10 February 2001, Chandler, Arizona, USA. One of the outstanding tenor saxophonists of his generation, Tate paid his dues in a succession of territory bands between 1927 and 1939. Having started out on alto, he quickly developed into a formidable tenor player, lending presence and distinction to the bands of Troy Read more

Don Ewell - 28% match to George Wein

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Donald Tyson Ewell, 14 November 1916, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, d. 9 August 1983, Pompano Beach, Florida, USA. Although classically trained on piano, Ewell was drawn to jazz and in particular to the music of the early jazz masters of New Orleans. This was despite the fact that by the mid-30s, which was when his career got under way, such forms were suffering a decline in pop Read more

Ernie Andrews - 16% match to George Wein

Genres: Blues Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 December 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Andrews was raised in Louisiana but by his mid-teens was living in Los Angeles where he attracted attention through singing at talent shows. He also sang with visiting bands, including Andy Kirk’s, and made a handful of records that were sufficiently popular to convince him that he was in the right business. Although in Read more

Johnny Maddox - 16% match to George Wein

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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Marty Grosz - 14% match to George Wein

Genres: Jazz
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Martin Oliver Grosz, 28 February 1930, Berlin, Germany. Resident in the USA since the age of three, Grosz began playing banjo and guitar in and around New York while still attending university. His musical inclinations were towards dixieland jazz, which he played with artists such as Dick Wellstood. After military service he settled in Chicago and played there for several ye Read more

Roland Hanna - 14% match to George Wein

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Elliot Lawrence - 11% match to George Wein

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Elliot Lawrence Broza, 14 February 1925, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A precociously talented pianist, at the age of four Lawrence participated in his father’s children’s shows on the radio and in his teens he led an orchestra of children for a local broadcast. He continued to be active in music during his university days, and his early professional work was in Read more


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