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Paul Barbarin - 100% match to Percy Humphrey

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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5 May 1899, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 17 February 1969, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The best-known member of a respected New Orleans musical family, Barbarin became one of the Crescent City’s best and most famous drummers. With his father, Isadore, an established brass player and a member of the Onward Brass Band, and his brothers, Louis Barbarin (drums), Lucien Read more

Jim Robinson - 64% match to Percy Humphrey

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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25 December 1890, Deer Range, Louisiana, USA, d. 4 May 1976, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. After playing guitar for a number of years, Robinson took up the trombone while serving in the US Army during World War I. In the immediate post-war years he played regularly in New Orleans, and was good enough to be hired by such leading New Orleans musicians as Kid Rena and Sam Morgan Read more

Turk Murphy - 16% match to Percy Humphrey

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Melvin Edward Alton Murphy, 16 December 1915, Palermo, California, USA, d. 30 May 1987, San Francisco, California, USA. Murphy’s early career was as a trombonist in popular dance bands such as that led by Mal Hallett, but in the late 30s he joined the revivalist band led by Lu Watters and remained there for most of the next decade. After leaving Watters he formed his ow Read more


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