Frank Motley

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        b. 30 December 1923, Cheraw, South Carolina, USA. Motley learned the rudiments of trumpet playing from Dizzy Gillespie and soon developed a novelty technique of playing two trumpets simultaneously, thereafter being known by the nicknames of GÇÿDual TrumpetGÇÖ and GÇÿTwo HornGÇÖ Motley. After navy service, Frank studied music at Chicago and Washington, DC, and formed his own band in 1949. The Motley Crewe included drummer Thomas E. GÇÿTNTGÇÖ Tribble and recorded for Lilian Claibo... Read more

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