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Al Trace - 100% match to Ted Weems

Decades Active: 2000s
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USA. Formerly a drummer and vocalist in several smaller groups playing the Midwest, Trace formed his own dance band in 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. As well as Trace the vocalists included Toni Arden and Bob Vincent. Their first engagement was a prestigious one, at the World’s Fair in Chicago in 1933. Long runs at the Blackhawk Restaurant and Sherman Hotel (for three Read more

Freddy Martin - 91% match to Ted Weems

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

Charlie Spivak - 85% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s
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The Dorsey Brothers - 85% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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The Pied Pipers - 79% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s
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Ted Lewis - 76% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1940s
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Art Mooney - 75% match to Ted Weems

Genres: 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

Gene Krupa - 62% match to Ted Weems

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

Ozzie Nelson - 61% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 March 1906, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, d. 3 June 1975. While studying for a career in the legal profession, Nelson ran a dance band as a hobby, but it was so successful that he abandoned law for music. He played many of the east coast’s more prestigious venues, including Glen Island Casino and the New Yorker Hotel. Nelson’s extremely relaxed singing style pro Read more

Buddy Clark - 57% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Vocals
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Jack Hylton - 57% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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2 July 1892, Lancashire, England, d. 29 January 1965, London, England. Hylton was the leader of an outstanding showband, often called ‘Britain’s answer to Paul Whiteman’ because their repertoire included popular songs, novelties, light classical pieces and a few ‘hot’ jazz numbers. Hylton sang as a boy soprano in his father’s bar before turning Read more

Glen Gray - 55% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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Isham Jones - 51% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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31 January 1894, Coalton, Ohio, USA, d. 19 October 1956, Hollywood, Florida, USA. A multi-instrumentalist, Jones was leading his own band by his late teens. He played mostly in the Chicago area until the early 20s, when he moved to New York. After a brief visit to the UK in 1924, he returned to form a new band, which by the end of the decade he had developed into an outstand Read more

Ray Noble - 49% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Stanley Raymond Noble, 17 December 1903, Brighton, Sussex, England, d. 2 April 1978, London, England. The son of a part-time songwriter and musician, Noble attended choir school, Dulwich College and Cambridge University before studying at the Royal College of Music. In 1926 he won a Melody Maker arranging contest and worked for music publisher Lawrence Wright and Jack Payne Read more

Don Redman - 47% match to Ted Weems

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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