Boyd Raeburn

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by Boyd Raeburn

Biography

Boyd Albert Raden, 27 October 1913, Faith, South Dakota, USA, d. 2 August 1966, Layfayette, Indiana, USA. Raeburn attended the University of Chicago, where he led a campus band, before becoming a professional musician leading a small, light music band, but in the 30s turned his attention to swing. In 1944 he formed a high-class band that featured some fine young musicians including Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Berman (trumpets), Earl Swope, Tommy Pederson (trombones), Al Cohn, Johnny Bothwell... Read more

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jazz
swing
bebop
saxophone
big band
all
oldies
jazz saxophone
anyswing
big-band
bass saxophone
classic swing
george handy
schellack-schatz
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