Richard Boone
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A good trombonist, Richard Boone is best-known for his very odd vocal style, a novel approach to scatting that is either considered humorous or annoying, depending on one's viewpoint! He sang in a Baptist church choir as a youth. After winning second prize in a talent contest when he was 16, Boone toured for a month with Lucky Millinder. He was in the Army during 1948-53, getting to play trombone in a military band. He studied music at Philander Smith College and then gigged in ... Read more

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