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Chico O'Farrill

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by Chico O'Farrill

Biography

Arturo O’Farrill, 28 October 1921, Havana, Cuba, d. 27 June 2001, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. After playing trumpet in several Cuban-based bands throughout the 40s, O’Farrill moved to the USA where he concentrated on arranging. During the 50s his work was played and recorded by Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton and Dizzy Gillespie among others, and he also collaborated with Machito on albums featuring such leading American jazzmen as Charlie Parker and Flip Phillips.... Read more

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jazz
latin jazz
latin
cuban
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