Red Rodney

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by Red Rodney

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Robert Rodney Chudnick, 27 September 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 27 May 1994, Boynton Beach, Florida, USA. Within a few years of taking up the trumpet (first presented to him by a great aunt at his bar mitzvah), Rodney was hired by dance band leader Jerry Wald. While still in his teens he also played with Jimmy Dorsey, Elliot Lawrence and Benny Goodman. By 1946, when he joined Gene Krupa, Rodney was a highly experienced big band trumpeter but was already experimenting with bebop.... Read more

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bebop
jazz
trumpet
hard bop
perdonado
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