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Buster Bailey

Buster Bailey
Born: Jul 19, 1902 in Memphis, TN
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Died: Apr 12, 1967 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Buster Bailey was a brilliant clarinetist who, although known for his smooth and quiet playing with John Kirby's sextet, occasionally really cut loose with some wild solos (including on a recording called "Man With a Horn Goes Berserk"). Expertly trained by the classical teacher Franz Schoepp (who also ...Read full biography
All About Memphis
Released: 1958
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Buster Bailey was one of the top clarinetists to emerge during the 1920s but he led relatively few sessions throughout his long career. This LP features Bailey with a quartet (along with pianist Red Richards, ...Read full review
More Buster Bailey albums: Main Albums (1), Compilations (3)
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