Bennie Green

    Bennie Green

    • Bennie Green
    Bennie Green

    Bennie Green

    • Bennie Green

    Bennie Green

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    Walkin' and Talkin' + Bennie Green

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    In My SolitudeBennie Green
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    And That I'm so in LoveBennie Green
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    Tenor Sax ShuffleBennie Green
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    Green JunctionBennie Green

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        Bennie Green was one of the few trombonists of the 1950s who played in a style not influenced by J.J. Johnson (Bill Harris was another). His witty sound and full tone looked backwards to the swing era yet was open to the influence of R&B. After playing locally in Chicago, he was with the Earl Hines Orchestra during 1942-1948 (except for two years in the military). Green gained some fame for his work with Charlie Ventura (1948-1950) before joining Earl Hines' small group (1951-19... Read more

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