TAFT JORDAN

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A fine trumpeter, Taft Jordan was known early in his career (when he joined Chick Webb) as a Louis Armstrong sound-alike both on trumpet and vocals. In fact, his recording of "On the Sunny Side of the Street" was so close to Armstrong's live show that when Armstrong got around to documenting it the following year, some listeners thought he was copying Jordan. Taft Jordan had played and recorded with the Washboard Rhythm Kings before starting his long stint with Webb (1933-1942), which continued after the drummer's death when the band was fronted by Ella Fitzgerald. Jordan was (along with Bobby Stark) Webb's main trumpet soloist throughout the 1930s and he gradually developed an original sound of his own. He gained a lot of attention during his period with Duke Ellington (1943-1947), although Jordan maintained a lower profile during his last 24 years. He worked at the Savannah Club in read more...
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TAFT JORDAN The Moods Of Taft Jordan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Moods Of Taft Jordan
Swing 1959
TAFT JORDAN Mood Indigo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mood Indigo
Swing 1961
TAFT JORDAN I Believe In Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Believe In Music
Swing 1988

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