DICKIE WELLS

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Dicky Wells, Dicky also spelled Dickie, byname of William Wells (born June 10, 1907/09, Centerville, Tenn., U.S.—died Nov. 12, 1985, New York, N.Y.), leading black American jazz trombonist noted, especially in the big band era, for his melodic creativity and expressive techniques.

Wells began playing trombone in his youth in Louisville, Ky., and at about age 20 he moved to New York City, becoming a member of the Lloyd Scott band. He became noted for his playing while a member of New York bands, including ones led by Charlie Johnson, Benny Carter, and Fletcher Henderson, before working (mid-1930s) with Teddy Hill, with whom he played in Europe. His longest tenure was with the Count Basie band (1938–50, with some interruptions). For most of the rest of his career he was a freelance trombonist who worked often with other former Basie sidemen, most notably Buddy Tate and Earle
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DICKIE WELLS In Paris (aka Dicky Wells In Paris, 1937) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Paris (aka Dicky Wells In Paris, 1937)
Swing 1955
DICKIE WELLS Trombone Four-In-Hand album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trombone Four-In-Hand
Swing 1959

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DICKIE WELLS The Chronological Classics: Dickie Wells 1927-1943 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Chronological Classics: Dickie Wells 1927-1943
Swing 1997

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Baby Are You Satisfied / Chizzlin' Sam [by Williams' Jug Band]
Swing 1933

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