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SC Jazz History: Jabbo Smith

2019-08-04T17:13:06-04:00

Jabbo Smith (December 24, 1908 - January 16, 1991) was born Cladys Smith in Pembroke, Georgia. He was mentioned in a previous post as being the #2 trumpeter in Jazz, which is pretty incredible considering the many talented horn players of the genre. Jabbo learned to play

SC Jazz History: Jabbo Smith2019-08-04T17:13:06-04:00

SC Jazz History: Fud Livingston

2019-04-04T16:34:28-04:00

Joseph Anthony “Fud” Livingston (1906-1957) was a jazz virtuoso who not only arranged music, but played saxophone, clarinet, and piano. This Charleston, South Carolina, native composed the music for “I’m Thru with Love,” which was popularized into a standard. The song was recorded by Bing Crosby, Nat

SC Jazz History: Fud Livingston2019-04-04T16:34:28-04:00