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Joe Newman

Joe Newman
Born: Sep 7, 1922 in New Orleans, LA
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Died: Jul 4, 1992 in New York, NY
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Joe Newman was a superb, exciting trumpeter whose style echoed the best of Harry Edison, Dizzy Gillespie, and Thad Jones, seasoned with his own flavoring. He was among a select corps who not only enjoyed playing, but communicated that joy and exuberance in every solo. He provided high-note and upper-register ...Read full biography
Jazz Heritage: Joe Newman Quartet/Shirley Scott (1958)
Released: 1958
Label: MCA
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This decent LP reissue from MCA's Jazz Heritage series only includes ten of the 11 selections on the original LP, inexcusably leaving off "There's a Small Hotel." The initial release was called Soft Swingin' ...Read full review
Locking Horns
Released: 1957
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More Joe Newman albums: Main Albums (29), Compilations (14)