Joe Bushkin

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Birthday
7, 1916
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 3, 2004 (87)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1916
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Nov 3, 2004 (87)

About

Jazz artist who co-wrote Oh! Look at Me Now, Frank Sinatra's first major hit.

Before Fame

He kicked off his career as a trumpet and piano player for New York City dance bands.

Trivia

He performed with Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, and Bud Freeman after returning from World War II.

Family Life

His parents were Russian immigrants.

Associated With

He was coaxed out of semi-retirement by Bing Crosby for the singer's final tour in 1976 and 1977.