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Shorty Rogers

Informazioni su Shorty Rogers

Shorty Rogers was an agile trumpet player with a light and always swinging style, but his largest contributions to jazz came from his wondrous arranging and composing abilities. The Giants, his popular West Coast ensemble, kept fluctuating from a small group to a mid-sized outfit to a full big band, and his music was featured in such quintessential 1950s films as The Wild Ones and The Man With the Golden Arm. He had a rare instrumental hit single in 1962 with "Martians, Go Home" but by the middle of that decade, Rogers had abandoned jazz for full-time studio and movie work. In 1983 he returned to his first love, playing and recording regularly until his death in 1994.

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Shorty Rogers

Shorty Rogers was an agile trumpet player with a light and always swinging style, but his largest contributions to jazz came from his wondrous arranging and composing abilities. The Giants, his popular West Coast ensemble, kept fluctuating from a small group to a mid-sized outfit to a full big band, and his music was featured in such quintessential 1950s films as The Wild Ones and The Man With the Golden Arm. He had a rare instrumental hit single in 1962 with "Martians, Go Home" but by the middle of that decade, Rogers had abandoned jazz for full-time studio and movie work. In 1983 he returned to his first love, playing and recording regularly until his death in 1994.

Informazioni su Shorty Rogers

Shorty Rogers was an agile trumpet player with a light and always swinging style, but his largest contributions to jazz came from his wondrous arranging and composing abilities. The Giants, his popular West Coast ensemble, kept fluctuating from a small group to a mid-sized outfit to a full big band, and his music was featured in such quintessential 1950s films as The Wild Ones and The Man With the Golden Arm. He had a rare instrumental hit single in 1962 with "Martians, Go Home" but by the middle of that decade, Rogers had abandoned jazz for full-time studio and movie work. In 1983 he returned to his first love, playing and recording regularly until his death in 1994.

Informazioni su Shorty Rogers

Shorty Rogers was an agile trumpet player with a light and always swinging style, but his largest contributions to jazz came from his wondrous arranging and composing abilities. The Giants, his popular West Coast ensemble, kept fluctuating from a small group to a mid-sized outfit to a full big band, and his music was featured in such quintessential 1950s films as The Wild Ones and The Man With the Golden Arm. He had a rare instrumental hit single in 1962 with "Martians, Go Home" but by the middle of that decade, Rogers had abandoned jazz for full-time studio and movie work. In 1983 he returned to his first love, playing and recording regularly until his death in 1994.

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