[JPL] Sunday Jazz Trivia

Jae Sinnett jaejazz at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 21 14:10:14 EDT 2008


Yepper Eric...Nou. Eric, an easy one...Benny also played another instrument...on record many times. What instrument would that be? 

Jae


--- On Sun, 9/21/08, Eric Jackson <eric-jackson at comcast.net> wrote:

> From: Eric Jackson <eric-jackson at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [JPL] Sunday Jazz Trivia
> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> Date: Sunday, September 21, 2008, 2:01 PM
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> Jae Sinnett wrote:
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> > Some jazz trivia for fun....
> > 
> > 1. His seminal sessions in 1942 with Lester Young on
> tracks such as "Body and Soul," "Tea For
> Two" and "Indiana" proved he was a major jazz
> talent to the jazz world as an instrumentalist. He was also
> one of the first black jazz musicians to have his own
> "radio" show. Who was he? 
> 
> 
> Nat King Cole
> 
> > 2. He led the BBC Dance Orchestra from the mid to late
> 30's after he moved to Europe from the states. Upon his
> return he was responsible for getting black musicians work
> in Hollywood studios and as an integral part of the
> Musicians Union Locals. Who was he? 
> 
> 
> Benny Carter
> 
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