HAPPY BIRTHDAY DON MURRAY!
Don Murray was one of the best young jazz clarinetist and saxophonists in the 1920s. He recorded with Bix Beiderbecke, Tommy Dorsey, Ted Lewis, Joe Venuti and Adrian Rollini. He was a member of the Jean Goldkette Orchestra and was featured in Ted Lewis' 1929 film "Is Everybody Happy?".Don Murray was born in Joliet, Illinois and attended high school in Chicago. He died in 1929 in Los Angeles from injuries suffered during a freak accident during an epileptic seizure. He was 25.
Prince Robinson, Williams, Allen and Floyd Casey
Ben Pollack was an American drummer and bandleader from the mid-1920s through the swing era. His eye for talent led him to employ musicians such as Benny Goodman, Jack Teagarden, Glenn Miller, Jimmy McPartland, and Harry James. Wikipedia
Born: June 22, 1903, Chicago, IL
Died: June 7, 1971, Palm Springs, CA
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