Today in Trombonist History

Birthdays in Music

  • 1891-05-22 Eddie Edwards, American jazz trombonist (d. 1963)
  • 1905-08-20 Jack [Weldon J] Teagarden, US trombonist/actor (Meet Band Leaders)
  • 1906-08-06 Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (d. 1984)
  • 1907-08-03 Lawrence Brown, US trombonist (Duke Ellington Orchestra)
  • 1913-04-29 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist
  • 1915-03-29 George Chisholm, Scottish jazz trombonist
  • 1915-05-14 Harry Joseph Chick Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers)
  • 1915-12-16 Turk Murphy, American trombonist (d. 1987)
  • 1920-08-13 Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist
  • 1922-04-16 Eddie Bert, Yonkers, New York, bebopjazz trombonist, (d. 2012)
  • 1924-01-22 J J Johnson, composer/jazz trombonist
  • 1930-04-17 Chris Barber, jazz trombonist
  • 1939-02-14 Chris Pyne, trombonist
  • 1947-05-19 Jerry Hyman, Bkln, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat & Tears)
  • 1952-10-08 Clifford Adams, American trombone player, born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1953-12-05 Jonathan Lewis, trombonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)
  • 1955-10-25 Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist
  • 1979-10-19 Brian Robertson, American trombonist

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

1941-04-17 Actress Doris Day (17) weds trombonist Albert Jorden

Singer and Actress Doris Day
Singer and Actress
Doris Day

HeartWedding of Interest

1941-08-25 Jazz musician Billie Holiday (26) weds trombonist Jimmy Monroe

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

Deaths in Music

  • 1964-01-15 Weldon John "Jack" Teagarden, US jazz trombonist/singer, dies at 58
  • 1966-03-29 Harry Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 50
  • 1973-01-23 Kid Ory, American jazz trombonist (b. 1886)
  • 1983-05-06 Kai Winding, American trombonist and jazz composer (b. 1922)
  • 1984-11-16 Vic Dickenson, American trombonist (b. 1906)
  • 1987-05-30 Turk Murphy, jazz trombonist, dies at 71
  • 1994-04-22 Jack Alexander Bently, trombonist, dies at 80
  • 1995-04-12 Chris Pyne, trombonist, dies at 56
  • 1996-05-30 Bob Stroup, trombonist, dies at 57
  • 1997-01-16 Charlie Alfred Galbraith, jazz trombonist, dies at 76
  • 2001-02-04 J. J. Johnson, American jazz trombonist and composer (b. 1924)
  • 2005-07-25 Albert Mangelsdorff, German jazz trombonist (b. 1928)
  • 2010-05-01 Rob McConnell, Canadian jazz composer/arranger and valve trombonist (b. 1935)
  • 2012-09-27 Eddie Bert, American bebop jazz trombonist, dies at 90
  • 2015-01-12 Clifford Adams, American trombone player, dies at 62