Al Grey

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by Al Grey

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Albert Thornton Grey, 6 June 1925, Aldie, Virginia, USA, d. 24 March 2000, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Early in his career Grey played trombone in bands in the US Navy but soon after World War II he joined Benny Carter, whom he always credited with extending his musical knowledge. After leaving Carter, Grey played in the bands of Jimmie Lunceford and Lucky Millinder. In 1948, he joined Lionel Hampton with whom he remained for five years. Briefly with Dizzy Gillespie, he then played with Count Basie... Read more

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jazz
trombone
swing
bop
bebop
contemporary jazz
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