Muggsy Spanier

    Muggsy Spanier

    • Muggsy Spanier
    Muggsy Spanier

    Muggsy Spanier

    • Muggsy Spanier

    Muggsy Spanier

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        Muggsy Spanier was a predictable but forceful cornetist who rarely strayed far from the melody. Perfectly at home in Dixieland ensembles, Spanier was also an emotional soloist (equally influenced by King Oliver and Louis Armstrong) who was an expert at using the plunger mute. He started on cornet when he was 13, played with Elmer Schoebel's band in 1921, and first recorded in 1924. Spanier was a fixture in Chicago throughout the decade (appearing on several important early recor... Read more

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