Art Farmer

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by Art Farmer

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Arthur Stewart Farmer, 21 August 1928, Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA, d. 4 October 1999, New York City, New York, USA. While still a child Farmer moved first to Phoenix, Arizona, then to Los Angeles. This was in the mid-40s, and during the next few years Farmer played trumpet in various name bands, including those led by Jay McShann and Benny Carter, and worked and recorded with musicians as diverse as Johnny Otis, Wardell Gray and Teddy Edwards. In the early 50s he was with Lionel Hampton, touring... Read more

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jazz
trumpet
bebop
hard bop
jazz trumpet
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