Richard Maltby

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        Richard Maltby played the cornet in his school band, then studied briefly at the music school of Northwestern University while playing in dance bands. After leaving college, he played trumpet with the big bands of Little Jack Little, Roger Pryor, Bob Strong, and Henry Busse and did some arranging. He took a job as an arranger for the orchestra of radio station WBBM in Chicago in 1940. In 1942, Benny Goodman recorded his composition "Six Flats Unfurnished." Maltby moved to New Yo... Read more

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