Jack Sheldon

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by Jack Sheldon

Biography

30 November 1931, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. After studying trumpet as a child, Sheldon played professionally while still in his early teens. In the late 40s, now relocated in the Los Angeles area, he played with many leading west coast musicians, including Art Pepper, Dexter Gordon and Wardell Gray. He was also closely associated with comedian Lenny Bruce. In 1955 he was one of the first of the west coast school to record for Pacific Jazz Records. In the mid-50s he recorded with the Curtis... Read more

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jazz
trumpet
bebop
soul-jazz
schoolhouse rock
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