Milt Raskin

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        A skillful swing pianist who chose to spend much of his career in the studios, Milt Raskin was a strong asset to several swing era big bands. He started on saxophone, switched to piano when he was 11 and studied at the New England Conservatory in the early 1930's. After having some local radio jobs, Raskin moved to New York, played a bit with Wingy Manone in 1937 and then joined Gene Krupa's new big band (1938-39). He had stints with Teddy Powell, Alvino Rey, Krupa again and mos... Read more

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