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The Dorsey Brothers - 100% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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Elliot Lawrence - 44% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Elliot Lawrence Broza, 14 February 1925, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A precociously talented pianist, at the age of four Lawrence participated in his father’s children’s shows on the radio and in his teens he led an orchestra of children for a local broadcast. He continued to be active in music during his university days, and his early professional work was in Read more

Bob Eberly - 27% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 2000s
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Robert Eberle, 24 July 1916, Mechanicsville, New York, USA, d. 17 November 1981, Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA. One of the most popular dance band vocalists of the 40s, Eberly’s success was linked with that of Helen O’Connell, with whom he recorded a number of tempo-switching hit records. Eberly changed his surname early in his career to avoid confusion with his young Read more

Bea Wain - 26% match to Teddy Powell

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

Shep Fields - 23% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 September 1910, Brooklyn, New York, USA, d. 23 February 1981, Los Angeles, California, USA. This saxophone and clarinet player was the leader of the 30s sweet band, Shep Fields And His Rippling Rhythm. Fields led his first band while at university, then turned professional, gaining important engagements in Miami and New York during 1934. He toured with the Voloz and Yolan Read more

Ziggy Elman - 16% match to Teddy Powell

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

Martha Raye - 15% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Margaret Teresa Yvonne O’Reed, 27 August 1916, Butte, Montana, USA, d. 19 October 1994, Los Angeles, California, USA. On stage from the age of three with the family act, at 13 Raye sang with a band and in 1936 made her first film, Rhythm On The Range, with Bing Crosby. Through the late 30s she played comic roles in The Big Broadcast Of 1937 (1936, singing ‘Vote For Read more

Boyd Raeburn - 11% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Boyd Albert Raden, 27 October 1913, Faith, South Dakota, USA, d. 2 August 1966, Layfayette, Indiana, USA. Raeburn attended the University of Chicago, where he led a campus band, before becoming a professional musician leading a small, light music band, but in the 30s turned his attention to swing. In 1944 he formed a high-class band that featured some fine young musicians in Read more

Claude Hopkins - 11% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Claude Driskett Hopkins, 24 August 1903, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, d. 19 February 1984, New York City, New York, USA. Hopkins was born into a well-educated, middle-class family, both parents being members of the faculty of Howard University. He studied formally at Howard before starting a career as a dance band pianist. In the mid-20s he visited Europe as leader of a band a Read more

Mound City Blue Blowers - 11% match to Teddy Powell

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1924 by Red McKenzie as a novelty group, the Mound City Blue Blowers expanded to include Eddie Lang, with whom they visited London in the mid-20s. Later the band became a more orthodox, and often much larger, dixieland outfit under McKenzie’s leadership. In its bigger form the band was occasionally home in the late 20s to leading musicians such as Eddie Condon, G Read more

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