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

Seymour, Bob BSeymour at wusf.org
Tue May 31 00:19:01 EDT 2011


After the fact, but if anyone is keeping a list, you could add:

Dick Hyman, US Navy 1944-45


Bob Seymour
WUSF, Tampa

-----Original Message-----
From: jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com [mailto:jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com] On Behalf Of Derrick Lucas
Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 12:01 AM
To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
Subject: Re: [JPL] List of Jazz Musicians Who Served in The Military


THANK YOU SO MUCH for all of the input.

It was also amazing to see so many of the JPL's "silent majority" weighing
in.

We were able to play almost all of the names listed today

Thanks so much again

Cheers!
Derrick




On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 11:39 PM, Paul Combs <pcomb at comcast.net> wrote:

>
> Marshal and Ernie Royal, Jerome Richardson, Andy Anderson and Jack Kelson,
> U.S. Navy. As long as Dr. Jazz mentioned Clint Eastwood, we should not
> forget Lennie Niehaus.
>
>
>
> On 5/30/11 5:44 PM, Katja von Schuttenbach wrote:
>
>> Ellis Marsalis, Jr.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jazzproglist-bounces at jazzweek.com
>>
>> Also:
>>
>> Frank Foster - US Army
>>
>> Frank J. Jackson - US Army
>> Allen F. Smith - US Navy (deceased)
>>
>> Kathy Jackson
>> Kasis Records, LLC
>> SF, CA
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: antnybrown at aol.com
>>
>> Also:
>> ohn Coltrane
>> lvin Jones
>> oscoe Mitchell
>> lbert Ayler
>> rank Lowe
>> ichael Carvin
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> rom: s8nochaser at aol.com
>> o: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
>> ent: Mon, May 30, 2011 12:40 pm
>> ubject: Re: [JPL] List of Jazz Musicians Who Served in The Military
>>
>>
>> et'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
>> hat date.
>> Mike Schwartz/KSJS
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ----Original Message-----
>> rom: antnybrown at aol.com
>>
>> Philly Joe Jones
>> Lester Bowie
>>
>>
>> ----Original Message-----
>> om: jctrane at gmail.com
>>
>> 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
>> s also in that aggregation)
>> n 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
>>
>> Anthony Brown, Ph.D.
>> Smithsonian Associate Scholar;
>> Director
>> Asian American Orchestra,
>> Fifth Stream Music, Inc.
>> www.anthonybrown.org
>> www.fifthstreammusic.org
>> (510) 428-2126
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: s8nochaser at aol.com
>>
>>  Jim Hall
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>  -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dr. Jazz<drjazz at drjazz.com>
>>
>>
>>  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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