Label: Decca - DL 78842 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Latin • Style: Cha-Cha
Warren Covington August 7,  — August 24, was an American big band trombonist. He was active as a session musicianarranger, and bandleader throughout his career. Covington, who was born in Philadelphiaplayed early on with Isham Jonesthen with Les Brown in and Gene Krupa later in Following this he became a staff musician for CBS radio.
With Ralph Flanagan in and again in He played briefly with Tommy Dorsey in Inhe replaced Eddie Grady as leader of the Commanders, a Decca recording and touring band which lasted until the middle of Covington recorded two albums and one single with this band.
However, the Tommy Dorsey estate soon took back Tommy's arrangements and approached Covington to form a new Tommy Dorsey band, which he led, touring and recording for Decca, into Among his hits with the Dorsey band was "Tea for Two Cha Cha", which sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Book of Golden Discs 2nd ed. London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. London: Guinness World Records Limited.
The New York Times. Retrieved June 28, Categories : births Epsilon - Moonloonies - Detonator American jazz trombonists Male trombonists American jazz bandleaders Musicians from Philadelphia 20th-century American musicians 20th-century trombonists Jazz musicians from Pennsylvania 20th-century American male musicians Male jazz musicians.
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