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Ozzie Nelson - 100% 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

Bea Wain - 98% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 2000s
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Beatrice Wain, 30 April 1917, New York City, New York, USA. A vocalist, with a warm, easy and very musical style, Wain was at the peak of her popularity with the Larry Clinton Band in the late 30s. She played the piano as a child, and sang on NBC Radio’s Children’s Hour. Later, after broadcasting with vocal groups led by Fred Waring, Ted Straeter and Kay Thompson, Read more

Buddy Clark - 61% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Vocals
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Julia Lee - 20% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 October 1902, Booneville, Missouri, USA, d. 8 December 1958, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Beginning her career as a pianist and singer while in her early teens, Lee joined a band led by her brother, George E. Lee (1896-1958), a popular vocalist whose ‘Novelty Singing Orchestra’ played extensively in and around Kansas City. Despite the musical advances being made Read more

Betty Grable - 19% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1990s 2000s
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Ruth Elizabeth Grable, 18 December 1916, St. Louis Missouri, USA, d. 2 July 1973, Santa Monica, California, USA. An actress, singer and dancer in movie musicals of the 30s, 40s and early 50s. A beautiful blonde with a peaches-and-cream complexion, during World War II the famous picture of her wearing a white bathing suit displaying her shapely legs (which were reportedly ins Read more

Al Trace - 17% 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

Gracie Fields - 17% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Grace Stansfield, 9 January 1898, Rochdale, Lancashire, England, d. 27 September 1979, Capri, Italy. A singer and comedienne, so popular in the UK during the 30s and 40s that she was its most famous person next to Royalty. Educated occasionally, in-between work in a cotton mill and playing in juvenile troupes, pierrot shows and revues, she took her first big step in 1918 whe Read more

Tiny Parham - 13% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Hartzell Strathdene Parham, 25 February 1900, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, d. 4 April 1943, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Raised in Kansas City, pianist and organ player Parham played in a number of lesser-known territory bands in the early 20s. During the later years of the decade he recorded with blues singers and such jazzmen as Johnny Dodds. In the late 20s and early 30s he Read more

Ziggy Elman - 11% match to Ted Weems

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1970s
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Harry Aaron Finkelman, 26 May 1914, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 26 June 1968, Los Angeles, California, USA. As a child Elman learned to play various brass and reed instruments, and his first professional engagement was on trombone, although his main instrument later became the trumpet. In 1936 he joined Benny Goodman and formed part of one of the best three-man trump Read more


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