[JPL] List of Jazz Musicians Who Served in The Military

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Mon May 30 15:40:50 EDT 2011


Let's not forget recently deceased violinist Billy Bang.

On his "Vietnam: The Aftermath" CD the majority of the musicians were identified as Vietnam era Vets....can't remember the entire cast but Michael Carvin was on that date.

Mike Schwartz/KSJS








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ester Bowie 


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Cedar Walton; Don Menza; Lanny Morgan. All were in the USArmy Jazz Band that
 saw/heard as a service member in Germany in the 1950s. (The late Don Ellis
as also in that aggregation)
On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 12:05 PM, <antnybrown at aol.com> wrote:
>

 US Army Vets


 John Lewis,
 Kenny "Klook" Clarke,
 and count me in that number.


 Non-musician: Orrin Keepnews


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 Artie Shaw
 Clark Terry
 Chet Baker
 Al Hirt
 Nat Adderley
 Tony Bennett (Anthony Benedetto)
 Ellis Marsalis
 Donald Byrd
 Von Freeman
 Randy Weston

 Although not a musician, but in the jazz world:  Clint Eastwood
 Another important non-musician jazz person:  Willis Conover

 On 5/30/2011 7:06 AM, Derrick Lucas wrote:
 > Trying to piece together a list for today of Jazz folks who served in the
 > military
 >
 > Here is who I have off the top of my head
 >
 > Glenn Miller
 > Joe Henderson
 > Dave Brubeck
 >
 > Thanks in advance
 >
 > Cheers!
 > Derrick
 >
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