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Doc Severinsen - 98% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Brian Lynch - 69% 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

Randy Brecker - 66% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Funk Jazz Jazz
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Wallace Roney - 63% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 May 1960, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Roney began playing trumpet at the age of seven and six years later was given some informal but invaluable tuition by Clark Terry. Later he studied briefly at both Howard University and Berklee College Of Music. In 1981 he was hired by Art Blakey and during the 80s he also met Miles Davis, whom he greatly admired, but did not ha Read more

Jamey Aebersold - 62% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz Latin
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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

Shorty Rogers - 40% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Milton Rajonsky, 14 April 1924, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA, d. 7 November 1994, Van Nuys, California, USA. After studying in New York, Rogers played trumpet in the bands of Will Bradley, where he first met Shelly Manne, and Red Norvo. Military service interrupted his career, but in 1945 he joined Woody Herman for a spell, during which he also wrote a number of bop- 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 Big Band & Swing Blues Jazz 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

Manny Albam - 23% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Emmanuel Albam, 24 June 1922, Samana, Dominican Republic, d. 2 October 2001, Croton-On-Hudson, New York, USA. Raised in New York, Albam became interested in jazz as a child and occasionally sat in at a club in the Village, playing alto saxophone. At the age of 16 he graduated from high school and joined Muggsy Spanier’s band, then worked with Bob Chester before playing Read more

Cannonball Adderley - 20% match to John Fedchock

Genres: Blues Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Julian Edwin Adderley, 15 September 1928, Tampa, Florida, USA, d. 8 August 1975, Gary, Indiana, USA. Cannonball Adderley was one of the great saxophonists of his generation. His fiery, blues-soaked interpretations of Charlie Parker’s alto legacy brought jazz to many people hitherto untouched by it. In the 60s he launched a new genre, soul jazz, whose popularity has surv Read more


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