Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra

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        b. 26 July 1914, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, d. 11 November 1993, New Jersey, USA. By the time he began playing trumpet at the age of 13, Hawkins had already mastered drums and trombone. It was on trumpet, however, that he established his name as a flamboyant player with an astonishing range. Initially an imitator of Louis Armstrong, Hawkins became leader of the GÇÖBama State Collegians, an orchestra that he built up into an excellent big band. In the 30s, Hawkins rivalled much bi... Read more

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