Svend Asmussen

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28 February 1916, Copenhagen, Denmark. Asmussen began playing violin as a small child. A superbly accomplished musician, he first played professionally in 1933, performing occasionally on vibes and also singing. In the mid-30s he played with Kai Ewans and other Danish musicians, recording and broadcasting on the radio. He also played with visiting American stars, including Fats Waller, the Mills Brothers, and Joséphine Baker. During World War II he continued to work in showbusiness,... Read more

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jazz
violin
danish
jazz violin
violin jazz
instrumental
swing
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