Reuben Reeves

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        At one point in the late '20s, Reuben Reeves was one of the more exciting trumpeters in jazz, although his star soon faded. After playing locally in the Midwest, he moved to New York in 1924. The following year, Reeves relocated to Chicago, and in 1926 he became a member of Erskine Tate's orchestra. He recorded with Fess Williams and worked with Dave Peyton during 1928-1930, but most importantly led a series of record dates in 1929 with his Tributaries and his River Boys; sideme... Read more

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