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Jan Cee Brown
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Walkin'
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Playgirl Stroll-Master
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Where Are You? [Album Version]
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It Might As Well Be Spring [Album Version]

Albums

  • The Revolution of Jazz, Bebop Live Concerts

    Dec 2016 • 20 songs

  • Unbeknownst

    Jan 2015 • 11 songs

  • Bill Harris

    Sep 2013 • 13 songs

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  • Bill Harris
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    Bill Harris was one of the few modern trombonists of the 1945-1960 era who was not influenced by J.J. Johnson. A very distinctive player almost from the start with a strong and highly original wit, Harris became a professional musician in 1938, and toured with the big bands of Gene Krupa, Ray McKinley, and Bob Chester. After playing with Benny Goodman (1943-1944) and Charlie Barnet, and guesting on a couple of Eddie Condon's Town Hall concerts, Harris became famous for his work with Woody Herman's First Herd (1944-1946); "Bijou" was a showcase, and the trombonist is heard at h...
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