Chuck Peterson

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        Chuck Peterson is an obscure trumpeter from the swing era who was most notable for being the trumpeter trading off with Ziggy Elman on Tommy Dorsey's famous 1942 record "Well Git It." After playing French horn and trombone while in high school, Peterson switched to trumpet. He worked locally, was in Hank Biagini's band and then was part of the Artie Shaw Orchestra (1937-39), where he occasionally soloed. Peterson was with the orchestras of Tony Pastor, Tommy Dorsey (off and on d... Read more

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