BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET)

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It is a bit ironic that Benny Bailey is best known for his contributions to the famous Eddie Harris/Les McCann Swiss Movement album, since he admitted later on that he did not care for the funky music. An extroverted and highly expressive player who mostly appeared in boppish settings, Bailey's longtime residence in Europe resulted in him gaining less fame (although probably more work) than if he had spent more time in the U.S.

Bailey had some training on piano and flute early in his career, switched permanently to trumpet, and studied at the Cleveland Conservatory of Music. In the early 1940s, he played with groups led by Bull Moose Jackson and Scatman Crothers. After gigging with Jay McShann, he was with Dizzy Gillespie's big band from 1947-1948, and then became a key member of the Lionel Hampton Orchestra (1948-1953). The trumpeter left Hampton during a European tour, settling overseas. He
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BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Discography

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BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Big Brass album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Big Brass
Bop 1960
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Midnight in Europe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Midnight in Europe
Bop 1964
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Folklore In Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Folklore In Swing
Bop 1966
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Firehouse Ball The Firehouse Jazzmen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Firehouse Ball The Firehouse Jazzmen
Bop 1967
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) The Balkan In My Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Balkan In My Soul
Bop 1968
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) A Land Of Dolls (with Four For Jazz) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Land Of Dolls (with Four For Jazz)
Hard Bop 1972
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Mirrors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mirrors
Post Bop 1975
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Islands album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Islands
Bop 1976
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) How Deep Can You Go? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
How Deep Can You Go?
Bop 1976
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Serenade To A Planet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Serenade To A Planet
Bop 1976
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Grand Slam album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grand Slam
Hard Bop 1979
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) For Heaven's Sake album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Heaven's Sake
Bop 1989
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) While My Lady Sleeps album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
While My Lady Sleeps
Hard Bop 1991
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) No Refill album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No Refill
Hard Bop 1994
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Angel Eyes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Angel Eyes
Bop 1995
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) I Thought About You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Thought About You
Bop 1996
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) The Satchmo Legacy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Satchmo Legacy
Swing 2000
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) I Remember Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Remember Love
Bop 2003
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Hard Sock Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hard Sock Dance
Hard Bop 2004
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Last Recording album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Last Recording
Bop 2005

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BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Soul Eyes: Jazz Live At The Domicile Munich album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soul Eyes: Jazz Live At The Domicile Munich
Bop 1968
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Peruvian Nights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peruvian Nights
Hard Bop 1996
BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) Live At The Grabehalle, St.Gallen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At The Grabehalle, St.Gallen
Bop 2012

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BENNY BAILEY (TRUMPET) In Sweden 1957-1959 Sessions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Sweden 1957-1959 Sessions
Big Band 2009

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