Frank Rosolino

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by Frank Rosolino

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20 August 1926, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 26 November 1978, Los Angeles, California, USA. After dabbling with guitar, Rosolino took up the trombone while in his teens. After military service during World War II he played in a succession of big bands, including those of Bob Chester and Glen Gray. In 1948 he was one of several bebop-influenced musicians playing in Gene Krupa’s big band (contributing the scat vocalizing on the band’s hit record of ‘Lemon Drop’). After playing... Read more

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jazz
trombone
bebop
cool jazz
trumpet
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