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Rob McConnell - 100% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Vocals
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Bill Holman - 66% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Willis Leonard Holman, 21 May 1927, Olive, California, USA. After studying at Westlake College, California, in the late 40s, tenor saxophonist Holman played in Charlie Barnet’s big band for three years, and then for four years with Stan Kenton. During this period Holman was not only playing but also contributing extensively to the Kenton band’s book, his charts bei Read more

Doc Severinsen - 51% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Thad Jones - 50% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thaddeus Joseph Jones, 28 March 1923, Pontiac, Michigan, USA, d. 20 August 1986, Copenhagen, Denmark. A self-taught trumpet player, Jones began playing with a band led by his older brother, Hank Jones, in his early teens. He developed his technique and advanced his musical knowledge during military service and in several dance bands. In the early 50s he played in a band led Read more

Bill Watrous - 49% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Russell Watrous III, 8 June 1939, Middletown, Connecticut, USA. Although Watrous took some formal musical tuition and also learned trombone from his father, he was largely self-taught. After playing in semi-professional bands, he studied with Herbie Nichols before turning full-time in the early 60s. He played in bands led by artists such as Billy Butterfield, Kai Win Read more

Bob Mintzer - 37% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Jazz
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Les Brown - 35% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Lester Raymond Brown, 14 March 1912, Reinerton, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 4 January 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA. By 1932, when he entered Duke University at Durham, North Carolina, Brown had already attended Ithaca College and the New York Military Academy and had studied harmony, arranging and composing, as well as becoming proficient on soprano saxophone, clarinet and b Read more

Dave McKenna - 32% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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30 May 1930, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA. By his late teens, McKenna was active in and around Boston, playing piano with Boots Mussulli’s band. In 1949, he joined Charlie Ventura, then worked with Woody Herman until drafted during the Korean War. From 1953 until well into the 60s he was mostly engaged in small group work, playing with Ventura again and with several ma Read more

Carl Fontana - 31% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

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

Manny Albam - 27% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

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

Clarke-Boland Big Band - 20% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Jazz
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Louie Bellson - 19% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Luigi Paulino Alfredo Francisco Antonio Balassoni, 6 July 1924, Rock Falls, Illinois, USA. Drummer Bellson first gained public attention by winning a Gene Krupa talent contest in 1940 and one of his early professional jobs was with Krupa’s old boss, Benny Goodman. Bellson also worked with the big bands of Tommy Dorsey, Harry James and in 1951 joined Duke Ellington, wher Read more

New York Voices - 19% match to Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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During the summer of 1986 several former students at Ithaca College, New York, began performing together. Initially, there were six singers and seven instrumentalists and they appeared successfully in the USA and also at a number of European venues, including the Montreux International Jazz and the North Sea festivals. The following year, four of the singers, Darmon Meader, Pet Read more


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