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Doc Severinsen - 94% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Brian Lynch - 70% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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12 September 1956, Urbana, Illinois, USA. Raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lynch took an early interest in music and began playing trumpet as a child. While studying at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, he sat in with locally-based musicians, including pianist Buddy Montgomery and, at The Main Event, a Milwaukee nightclub, with organist Melvin Rhyne. In 1980, Lynch moved t Read more

Jack Sheldon - 57% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 November 1931, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. After studying trumpet as a child, Sheldon played professionally while still in his early teens. In the late 40s, now relocated in the Los Angeles area, he played with many leading west coast musicians, including Art Pepper, Dexter Gordon and Wardell Gray. He was also closely associated with comedian Lenny Bruce. In 1955 he was o Read more

Lew Soloff - 41% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lewis Michael Soloff, 20 January 1944, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. After studying piano, trumpet and music theory at several colleges of music, Soloff played jazz trumpet with several leaders, notably Maynard Ferguson and Gil Evans and the Latin groups of Machito, Tito Puente and Chuck Mangione. In the late 60s he moved into jazz/rock, joining Blood, Sweat And T Read more

Randy Sandke - 40% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Randall Sandke, 23 May 1949, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Sandke took an early interest in jazz and began playing trumpet, studying under Frank Tirro at a small private school in Chicago. He played in the school band which at the time included trombonists George Lewis and Ray Anderson. Sandke also wrote music which stood him in good stead when he suffered serious throat problems Read more

Carl Fontana - 30% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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18 July 1928, Monroe, Louisiana, USA, d. 9 October 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. As a teenager Fontana played trombone in a band led by his father, then joined Woody Herman in 1952. Subsequent big band stints came with Lionel Hampton and Stan Kenton. In the late 50s he worked with Kai Winding’s four-trombone band. He spent most of the 60s working in house bands in Las V Read more

Dizzy Gillespie - 23% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Big Band & Swing Blues Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Birks Gillespie, 21 October 1917, Cheraw, South Carolina, USA, d. 6 January 1993, Englewood, New Jersey, USA. Born into a large family, Gillespie began playing trombone at the age of 12 and a year or so later took up the trumpet. Largely self-taught, he won a musical scholarship but preferred playing music to formal study. In 1935 he quit university and went to live in Read more


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