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80th Birthday Party for the (late) pioneer of amplified and electric guitar, trombonist, arranger b. Aug 19, 1906 TX - d. March 6, 1987 NY
Sideman EDDIE DURHAM wanted the BLUES to SWING! His customized 1930's-1940's Swing Arrangements, Hits & Brass Section showmanship, brought many BANDLEADERS to competitive FAME. Only 5 seminal Swing bands were untouched by Durham.