Ted Heath Similar Artists

Buddy Clark - 100% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Vocals
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Don Redman - 67% match to Ted Heath

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

Sam Butera - 53% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Jazz Vocals
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Jonah Jones - 40% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Robert Elliott Jones, 31 December 1909, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, d. 29 April 2000, New York City, New York, USA. As a youth Jones played trumpet with numerous local and territory bands before joining Horace Henderson in 1928. After drifting through various other minor bands, he joined Jimmie Lunceford and then in Buffalo, in 1932, began a highly profitable musical partners Read more

Dave Pell - 39% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 February 1925, New York City, New York, USA. Pell played clarinet at the age of 13, later switching to tenor saxophone. In the 40s he was with Bobby Sherwood and Tony Pastor, then settled in Los Angeles playing with Bob Crosby and Les Brown. Although active in the studios, in 1953 he formed an octet for jazz dates. Among many leaders, he recorded with Chet Baker, Shorty R Read more

Don Costa - 39% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1960s 1990s
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10 June 1925, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, d. 19 January 1983, New York, USA. The youngest of five children, Costa taught himself to play the guitar by the age of eight, and at 15 was a member of the CBS radio orchestra in Boston. In his spare time he loved to dance the jitterbug. After starting as a musical arranger in radio in the 40s, Costa moved into the recording busines Read more

Gene Krupa - 35% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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15 January 1909, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 16 October 1973, New York City, New York, USA. Krupa began playing drums as a child and after his mother failed to persuade him to become a priest, most of his large family actively encouraged his career in music. He studied formally, his most important teacher being Roy C. Knapp. However, growing up in Chicago in the 20s meant tha Read more

Casa Loma Orchestra - 34% match to Ted Heath

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

Les Brown - 32% match to Ted Heath

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

Freddy Martin - 28% match to Ted Heath

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

Bob Thompson - 25% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
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Bob Thompson - 25% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Jazz
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Eddie Calvert - 24% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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15 March 1922, Preston, Lancashire, England, d. 7 August 1978, Johannesburg, South Africa. Calvert’s father taught him to play the trumpet, and at the age of 11, he joined the Preston Town Silver Band. In the 40s he played with Billy Ternent and Geraldo before forming his own group for nightclub engagements. By the early 50s he was touring the British variety circuit, a Read more

Johnny Long - 22% match to Ted Heath

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening
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2 August 1915, North Carolina, USA, d. 31 October 1972, Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA. A talented left-handed violinist, Long established his 11-piece orchestra at the Duke University campus in 1932. Originally titled ‘the Freshmen’, upon graduation the same line-up remained intact and entered the professional world in 1935. Their vocalists included Paul Harman, Read more


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