Joe Wilder
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I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face (feat. Bobby Tucker & James Chirillo)
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Lullaby (Bonus Track)
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Cherokee
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Six Bit Blues
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Mad About the Boy

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Joe Wilder

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A versatile trumpeter sporting a beautiful tone quality, Joe Wilder's playing was full of character and the invaluable ability to tell a story with his horn -- a trait he said was fueled by one of his "original inspirations," Benny Carter. Wilder was raised in Philadelphia, where his father led a band, making his debut on a local radio show spotlighting talented black children. His first professional job was with Les Hite in 1941, where he met Dizzy Gillespie in the trumpet sect... Read more

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