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Sammy Kaye - 100% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Big Band & Swing Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal
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Samuel Zamocay, 13 March 1910, Lakewood, Ohio, USA, d. 2 June 1987, Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA. Kaye began playing in bands while still at college. In the early 30s he led a band at the Statler Hotel in Cleveland and also worked in Pittsburgh. In the later years of the decade he was hired by several top New York hotels, including the Astor and the New Yorker. An adept clarin Read more

Eddy Howard - 81% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Big Band & Swing Easy Listening
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12 September 1914, Woodland, California, USA, d. 23 May 1963, Palm Desert, California, USA. After attending San Jose State College and Stanford University Medical School, Howard sang on radio and worked with bands led by George Olsen, Tom Gerun and Ben Bernie, eventually becoming the resident crooner with the Dick Jurgens Orchestra in 1934. Howard spent nearly six years wit Read more

Russ Morgan - 68% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass
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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

Helen O'Connell - 54% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Vocals Easy Listening
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Glen Gray - 37% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Pop / Rock
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Larry Clinton - 37% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
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Joni James - 35% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Vocals Easy Listening Pop / Rock
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Giovanna Carmella Babbo, 22 September 1930, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Growing up during the Depression years, James attended drama and dance lessons and organized a ballet club in high school. Following graduation, she worked as a dancer and began singing. In 1952 she recorded her first tracks for MGM Records, with the second single, ‘Why Don’t You Believe Me’, Read more

Bunny Berigan - 30% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Big Band & Swing
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Rowland Bernart Berigan, 2 November 1908, Hilbert, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA, d. 2 June 1942, New York City, New York, USA. One of the outstanding trumpeters of the swing era, Berigan was heavily influenced by Louis Armstrong and at his best played with much of his idol’s attack and zest. In the early 30s he worked with numerous bands, including those of Paul Whiteman, Fr Read more

Claude Thornhill - 30% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Jazz Big Band & Swing
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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

Erskine Hawkins - 29% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Blues Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz R&B / Soul Soundtracks
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Casa Loma Orchestra - 25% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Jazz Big Band & Swing
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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

Lee Wiley - 21% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Vocals Jazz
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9 October 1915, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, USA, d. 11 December 1975, New York City, New York, USA. While still in her early teens, Wiley left home to begin a career singing with the Leo Reisman band. Her career was interrupted when, following a fall while horse-riding, she suffered temporary blindness. She recovered her sight and at the age of 19 was back with Reisman again. She Read more

Les Brown - 21% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz Vocals Pop / Rock Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Comedy Soundtracks
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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

Lucky Millinder - 21% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul Drama Jazz Big Band & Swing
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The Ames Brothers - 21% match to Freddy Martin

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Holiday & Seasonal Easy Listening
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This family group from Malden, Massachusetts, USA, was consistently popular from the late 40s through the 50s. Brothers Joe Urick (3 May 1924), Gene Urick (b. 13 February 1925), Vic Urick (b. 20 May 1926, d. 23 January 1978, Nashville, Tennessee, USA) and Ed Urick (b. 9 July 1927, Malden, Massachusetts, USA) started singing together in high school and won several amateur con Read more

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