Bob Scobey

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Robert Alexander Scobey Jnr., 9 December 1916, Tucumcari, New Mexico, USA, d. 12 June 1963, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. In the 30s Scobey played trumpet in several dance bands, mostly in California where he grew up. In 1938, he began a long-lasting musical association with Lu Watters, which brought him to the forefront of the jazz revival movement. During the 50s, he led his own traditional band, which attained a level of popularity similar to those of Watters and Turk Murphy, another companion... Read more