Bill Chase

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Birthday
20, 1934
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 9, 1974 (39)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1934
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Aug 9, 1974 (39)

About

Trumpet player and the leader of Chase, a jazz-rock fusion band.

Before Fame

He settled on the trumpet when he was in high school and attended Berklee College of Music.

Trivia

He lifted weights and also learned how to stretch with the dancers in New York's Latin Quarter.

Family Life

He grew up in a musical family in Squantum; his parents encouraged his desire to make music.

Associated With

In 1971, Chase's band was nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy, but Carly Simon won instead.