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Freddy Martin - 100% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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9 December 1906, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, d. 30 September 1983. After starting out on drums and C-melody saxophone, Martin switched to playing tenor saxophone. He led his own band while still at high school, then became a sideman in various local bands. After a few years, he began attracting attention for his smooth and competent musicianship. Guy Lombardo and his brothers hear Read more

Russ Morgan - 64% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Country & Bluegrass Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s
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29 April 1904, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 7 August 1969. A popular band leader, particularly during the 30s and 40s, who also wrote several durable songs, Morgan worked as a coalminer to finance his music lessons, becoming proficient on trombone and piano, as well as developing into a good arranger. After playing piano in local theatres, he switched to trombone, and in Read more

Art Mooney - 59% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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1911, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. A popular band leader in the late 40s and 50s, Mooney started out by leading a band mostly in Detroit and the Midwest area during the 30s. After military service in World War II, he formed a new outfit with a similar style and sound to Glenn Miller, especially in the reed section. The band’s arrangers included Neal Hefti and George Wil Read more

Martha Tilton - 54% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 2000s
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14 November 1915, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, d. 8 December 2006, Brentwood, California, USA. ‘The Liltin’ Miss Tilton’, as she was often introduced by radio announcers, spent much of her early life in and around Los Angeles, appearing on local radio during the mid-30s. She sang with various bands including Jimmy Dorsey in 1936, then appeared with a vocal grou Read more

Helen O'Connell - 52% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s
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Glen Gray - 50% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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Larry Clinton - 50% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Erskine Hawkins - 46% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Blues Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Claude Thornhill - 36% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 August 1909, Terra Haute, Indiana, USA, d. 1 July 1965, New York City, New York, USA. Thornhill studied piano formally, playing jazz with a friend, Danny Polo. In the early 30s he was resident in New York City, playing with Hal Kemp, Don Voorhees, Paul Whiteman, Benny Goodman and many other leaders. In the mid-30s he worked with Ray Noble and André Kostelanetz. Lat Read more

Casa Loma Orchestra - 34% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Canadian tycoon Sir Henry Pellatt had delusions of grandeur similar to those exhibited by William Randolph Hearst. Pellatt’s equivalent to Hearst’s castle at San Simeon was Casa Loma, a house he built near Toronto. In 1929 a group of musicians, originally controlled by contractor Jean Goldkette and working as the Orange Blossoms, mainly in Canada, decided to strike ou Read more

Charlie Spivak - 33% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s
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Alice Faye - 32% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alice Jeanne Leppert, 5 May 1912, New York City, New York, USA, d. 9 May 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. An attractive blonde actress and singer, Alice Faye symbolized for many the glamorous 20th Century Fox movies musicals of the 30s and 40s. She was noticed by Rudy Vallee in the Broadway chorus of George White’s Scandals Of 1931, and, after touring and recording Read more

Lucky Millinder - 32% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Frank Sinatra - 29% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Documentaries Easy Listening Holiday & Seasonal Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music & Radio Pop / Rock Soundtracks Television Vintage Hollywood Vocals Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Francis Albert Sinatra, 12 December 1915, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA, d. 15 May 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA. After working for a time in the office of a local newspaper, The Jersey Observer, Frank Sinatra decided to pursue a professional career as a singer. Already an admirer of Bing Crosby, he was impelled to pursue this course after attending a 1933 Crosby concert, an Read more

Don Redman - 28% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Donald Matthew Redman, 29 July 1900, Piedmont, West Virginia, USA, d. 30 November 1964, New York City, New York, USA. A gifted child, alto saxophonist Redman studied extensively and by his graduation had mastered most of the wind instruments and was also adept at arranging. He then joined a territory band based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with whom he visited New York. This Read more


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