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Adventure with Charlie : The legendary saxophonist in two ultra rare sessions

Charlie Ventura (performer)
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Adventure with Charlie : The legendary saxophonist in two ultra rare sessions

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Title
Adventure with Charlie : The legendary saxophonist in two ultra rare sessions
Performer
Charlie Ventura 1916-1992 (saxofoon)
Publisher
Jasmine Records, 2021
1 cd
Recording date
1953 en 1957
Playing time
01:19:47
EAN
0604988272123
CDR
JDX5125
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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About Charlie Ventura

Charlie Ventura (born Charles Venturo; December 2, 1916 – January 17, 1992) was a tenor saxophonist and bandleader from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Career

During the 1940s, Ventura played saxophone for the bands of Gene Krupa and Teddy Powell. In 1945 he was named best tenor saxophonist by DownBeat magazine. He led a band which included Conte Candoli, Bennie Green, Boots Mussulli, Ed Shaughnessy, Jackie Cain, and Roy Kral. He led big bands in the 1940s and 1950s and formed the Big Four with Buddy Rich, Marty Napoleon, and Chubby Jackson. He was a sideman with Krupa through the 1960s, then worked in Las Vegas with comedian Jackie Gleason. In 1992 he died of lung cancer.

Discography

  • Stomping with the Sax (Crystalette, 1950)
  • Gene Norman Presents a Charlie Ventura Concert (Decca, 1953)
  • F.Y.I. (EmArcy, 1954)
  • In Concert…Read more on Wikipedia