Harry Edison

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Birthday
10, 1915
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 27, 1999 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1915
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jul 27, 1999 (83)

About

Trumpeter known for his work with the world-famous Count Basie Orchestra. He also collaborated on seven records with the legendary jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald.

Before Fame

He joined the Jeter-Pillars Orchestra in Cleveland in 1933 and went on to play with the Mills Blue Rhythm Band.

Trivia

He worked with Jazz at the Philharmonic and was a freelancer with a variety of other orchestras.

Family Life

Born in Ohio and raised in Kentucky, he was first introduced to music by his uncle.

Associated With

During the 1970s, he worked as the musical director for Redd Foxx.