Shorty Rogers
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Long Gone (from Bowlin' Green) (Remastered 2001)
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Chant Of The Cosmos
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Big Band Blues
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Back To The Basie-Ics
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Speak Low

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Shorty Rogers

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A fine middle-register trumpeter whose style seemed to practically define "cool jazz," Shorty Rogers was actually more significant for his arranging, both in jazz and in the movie studios. After gaining early experience with Will Bradley and Red Norvo and serving in the military, Rogers rose to fame as a member of Woody Herman's First and Second Herds (1945-1946 and 1947-1949), and somehow he managed to bring some swing to the Stan Kenton Innovations Orchestra (1950-1951), clear... Read more

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