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Matty Matlock

Matty Matlock
Born: Apr 27, 1907 in Paducah, KY
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Died: Jun 14, 1978 in Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Jazz
Biography: A fine clarinetist, Matty Matlock also gained a lot of work in the 1950s as an arranger for Dixieland-flavored sessions. He started playing clarinet when he was 12 and performed in a variety of little-known bands, including one led by Jimmy Joy. He was with Ben Pollack's group during 1929-1934 and when ...Read full biography
And They Called It Dixieland
Released: 1958
Label: Warner Bros.
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Matty Matlock's Dixieland records of the late '50s were consistently excellent, but the chances are good that Warner Bros. will never get around to reissuing the music on CD. Matlock's Paducah Patrol was ...Read full review
Gold Diggers in Dixieland
Released: 1960
Label: Warner Bros.
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Although clarinetist/arranger Matty Matlock would live until 1978, this out-of-print LP from 1959-60 was his last date as a leader. Matlock's Paducah Patrol (a ten-piece, six-horn, Dixieland-flavored outfit) ...Read full review
More Matty Matlock albums: Main Albums (9), Compilations (3)