Joe Newman

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by Joe Newman

Biography

7 September 1922, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 4 July 1992, New York City, New York, USA. After playing with and leading a college band, trumpeter Newman joined Lionel Hampton in 1941. Two years later he joined Count Basie at the start of a long association. In the late 40s and early 50s he spent some time in bands led by Illinois Jacquet and J.C. Heard and also led his own bands for club and record dates. By 1952 he was back in the Basie fold and he remained with the band, handling most of... Read more

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jazz
trumpet
swing
classical
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