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#LouisArmstrong

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The charismatic ‘Satchmo’ came to prominence in the 1920s for his inventive trumpet and cornet playing, but he also composed, sang and acted. He was hugely influential in jazz and popular music in the five decades his career spanned. https://thenadays.com/search?q=%23LouisArmstrong

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#TommyDorsey

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The 'Sentimental Gentleman of Swing', American jazz trombonist, composer, conductor and bandleader worked with his brother Jimmy in the 1920s and 1930s, before going on to lead his own popular and successful band from the mid-1930s into the 1950s. https://thenadays.com/search?q=%23TommyDorsey

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#TheRhythmicEight

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Including some of the 1920s most prominent musicians, American and British, The Rhythmic Eight was a small group directed by the British bandleader, Bert Firman, between 1927 and 1932. https://thenadays.com/search?q=%23TheRhythmicEight

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#LloydKeating

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Actually never existed at all. It was, in fact, a pseudonym used by Harmony Records as cover for various featured bandleaders who were surreptitiously recording for the label outside of their contracts for other labels. https://thenadays.com/search?q=%23LloydKeating

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#SidPhillips

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Londoner and clarinetist Isador Simon "Sid" Phillips began writing arrangements for Bert Ambrose in 1930, joining his ensemble three years later. After serving in World War 2, he put together his own quartet and led a Dixieland jazz band. https://thenadays.com/search?q=%23SidPhillips

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