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Harry "Sweets" Edison

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Born: Oct 10, 1915 in Columbus, OH
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Died: Jul 27, 1999 in Columbus, OH
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Harry "Sweets" Edison got the most mileage out of a single note, like his former boss Count Basie. Edison, immediately recognizable within a note or two, long used repetition and simplicity to his advantage while always swinging. He played in local bands in Columbus and then in 1933 joined the Jeter-Pillars ...Read full biography
Harry Sweets Edison and Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Vol. 1
Released: 1976
Label: Storyville
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Plenty of fireworks occur on this typically exciting encounter between trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and tenor saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis. In Denmark they recorded enough material on one day with ...Read full review
Harry Sweets Edison and Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Vol. 2
Released: 1976
Label: Storyville
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The second of two albums cut on one day in 1976 is the equal of the first. Trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison and tenor saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, although having different approaches, always seemed ...Read full review
More Harry "Sweets" Edison albums: Main Albums (40), Compilations (24)
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