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Orie Frank Trumbauer May 30, — June 11, was one of the leading jazz saxophonists of the s and s. His main instrument was the C-melody saxophonea now-uncommon instrument between an alto and tenor saxophone in size and pitch.
He also played alto saxophonebassoonclarinet and several other instruments. He was a composer of sophisticated sax melodies, one of the major small group jazz bandleaders of the s and s.
Trumbauer and Beiderbecke also collaborated with jazz guitarist Eddie Lang. Born of part Cherokee ancestry in Carbondale, IllinoisTrumbauer grew up in St Louis, Missourithe son of a musical mother who directed saxophone and theater orchestras.
His first important professional engagements were with the Edgar Benson and Ray Miller bands, shortly followed by the Mound City Blue Blowersa local group that became nationally famous through their recordings on Brunswick. InTrumbauer signed a contract with OKeh and released a 78 recording of "Singin' the Blues", featuring Beiderbecke on cornet and Lang on guitar. The Okeh recording became a smash hit. Trumbauer played with Whiteman for eight Frankie Trumbauer - Bix & Tram the following nine years.
He had a separate contract with OKeh from throughhe recorded some of the most legendary small group jazz recordings of the era, usually including Beiderbecke until the April 30,session. He recorded a handful of sides in for Brunswick. In he organized a band in Chicago and recorded for Columbiabut gave up the orchestra and returned to New York late in During —, while again a member of Paul Whiteman's Orchestra, he also made a Precious One - Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts - Lets Just Be of recordings for Brunswick and Victor, often including Jack Teagarden.
In he led The Three T's, featuring the Teagarden brothers; inhe and Mannie Klein started a band which they co-led. InTrumbauer, a skilled pilot, left music after recording a series of records for Varsity to join the Civil Aeronautics Authority. Afteralthough he continued to play and record, he earned most of his income in aviation. Trumbauer died of a sudden heart attack in Kansas City, Missouriwhere he had made his home for some years.
He was 55 years old. Lester Young acknowledged and cited Trumbauer as his main influence as a saxophonist.
When an Pelo Avesso - Roberto Carlos - O Melhor de Roberto Carlos asked Young about his influences, he stated that Frankie Trumbauer was his major influence: "So, it's Trumbauer?
Evans Im More Than Satisified - Bix Beiderbecke Larry F. Frankie Trumbauer played the C-melody saxophone solos on the landmark jazz recording. Library of Congress National Recording Registry. Scott Fitzgerald short story from Tales of the Jazz Age. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article has multiple issues.
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