Bob Chester

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        The bandleader Bob Chester, adored by lovers of both cold desserts and big band music for his lip-smacking "Shoot the Sherbert to Me, Herbert," started out as a tenor saxophonist under the direction of bandleaders such as Irving Aaronson, Ben Bernie, and Ben Pollack. By the mid-'30s he was leading his own group, based out of Detroit. His family owned the General Motors Fisher Body Works, so he was able to pursue the musical muse without worrying about going hungry. While his ban... Read more

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