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Swinging On Lennox Avenue - Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra - The 20th Century Gabriel (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Eventually becoming known as the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra, in it began a decade-long engagement at the Savoy Ballroom in New York; radio broadcasts and recordings during this period made it one of the most popular of all swing bands. Hawkins, who was famous for his high notes on trumpet, was often called the "20th-century Gabriel.".
  2. Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (July 26, – November 11, ) was an American trumpeter and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel". He is most remembered for composing the jazz standard "Tuxedo Junction" () with saxophonist and arranger Bill forludeneburbarsciherceticonce.coinfo song became a popular hit during World War II, rising to No. 7 nationally (version by the Erskine.
  3. Nov 22,  · As a special bonus, I am presenting here an unissued aircheck recording of “Tuxedo Junction” by Erskine Hawkins and his band from the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem taken from an NBC Blue network sustaining (unsponsored) broadcast which took place from p.m. to p.m. on Saturday January 27,
  4. Erskine Hawkins, Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (July 26, – November 11, ) was an American trumpet player and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed “The 20th Century Gabriel”.He is most remembered for composing the jazz standard “Tuxedo Junction” () with saxophonist and arranger Bill Johnson.
  5. Erskine Hawkins (July 26, – Nov 11, ) A talented high-note trumpeter and a popular bandleader, Erskine Hawkins was nicknamed "the 20th Century Gabriel." Jazz trumpeter, Erskine Hawkins, was born in Birmingham, Alabama July 26,
  6. A talented high-note trumpeter and a popular bandleader, Erskine Hawkins was nicknamed “The 20th Century Gabriel.” He learned drums and trombone before switching to trumpet when he was 13, and was one of five inaugural inductees into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in
  7. Nov 13,  · Mr. Hawkins led one of the great bands of the swing era, an orchestra that played with smooth grace and featured inspired soloists. Its popularity was such that the band, after taking over from.
  8. Explorez les références de Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra sur Discogs. Achetez les Vinyles, CDs de Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra, et plus encore sur la Marketplace Discogs. (The 20th Century Gabriel) & His Orchestra, Erskin Hawkins Orchestra, Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra: No Soap / Swinging' On Lenox Avenue.

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