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Edgar Sampson

Edgar Sampson
Born: Aug 31, 1907 in New York, NY
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Died: Jan 16, 1973 in Englewood, NJ
Genre: Jazz
Biography: However long and varied Edgar Sampson's career was, he became a jazz immortal solely on basis of the brilliant contributions he made for a few short years as a member of the Chick Webb band. Sampson songs like "Stompin' at the Savoy" and "Don't Be That Way" still evoke the cozy yet swinging ambience ...Read full biography
Jazz Heritage: Sampson Swings Again
Released: 1956
Label: MCA
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Other than two titles in 1939 that were features for the Three Swingsters, arranger Edgar Sampson (who composed such swing-era hits as "Don't Be That Way," "Blue Lou," "Lullaby in Rhythm," "If Dreams Come ...Read full review
Swing Softly Sweet Sampson
Released: 1957
Label: Universal Distribution
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More Edgar Sampson albums: Main Albums (2), Compilations (1)