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Freddy Martin - 100% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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

Russ Morgan - 66% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s
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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

Art Mooney - 60% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Pop / Rock Big Band & Swing Easy Listening 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

Martha Tilton - 55% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 2000s
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14 November 1915, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, d. 8 December 2006, Brentwood, California, USA. ‘The Liltin’ Miss Tilton’, as she was often introduced by radio announcers, spent much of her early life in and around Los Angeles, appearing on local radio during the mid-30s. She sang with various bands including Jimmy Dorsey in 1936, then appeared with a vocal grou Read more

Helen O'Connell - 53% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Easy Listening Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s
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Glen Gray - 49% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Jazz Big Band & Swing
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The Fontane Sisters - 49% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The line-up of this close-harmony 50s US vocal group, whose initial success was achieved by making cover versions of black R&B records, comprised Marge Rosse (New Milford, New Jersey, USA; lead), Bea Rosse (b. New Milford, New Jersey, USA; low harmony) and Geri Rosse (b. New Milford, New Jersey, USA; harmony). Their mother was a choral director and organist. After leavin Read more

Larry Clinton - 48% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Bunny Berigan - 46% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Jazz Big Band & Swing
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Erskine Hawkins - 45% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Claude Thornhill - 35% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Jazz Big Band & Swing
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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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

Casa Loma Orchestra - 33% match to Sammy Kaye

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

Alice Faye - 32% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Musicals & The Arts Drama Vocals Action & Adventure Kids & Family Movie Magazines Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1940s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Alice Jeanne Leppert, 5 May 1912, New York City, New York, USA, d. 9 May 1998, Rancho Mirage, California, USA. An attractive blonde actress and singer, Alice Faye symbolized for many the glamorous 20th Century Fox movies musicals of the 30s and 40s. She was noticed by Rudy Vallee in the Broadway chorus of George White’s Scandals Of 1931, and, after touring and recording Read more

Charlie Spivak - 32% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s
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Lucky Millinder - 31% match to Sammy Kaye

Genres: Drama R&B / Soul Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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