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Wallace Davenport

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World-renowned trumpeter, Wallace Davenport, was adept at a variety of styles in addition to the traditional jazz that he was most famous for in his native New Orleans. He played in brass bands as a young man; branched out into swing and bebop when jazz itself was changing, before returning to his roots in his later years. Davenport's resume reads like the history of jazz itself. The list of musicians he performed and/or recorded with include the Young Tuxedo Brass Band, Oscar “Papa” Celestin, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Lloyd Price, the Zion Harmonizers, Earl “Fatha” Hines, Quincy Jones, Sammy Davis, Jr., Arthur Prysock, Phil Upchurch, and Frank Sinatra

Album

The Definitive Black & Blue Sessions

Label: Unknown label
Released: 1988

Album

Untitled

Label: Muse Records
Released: 1977

Album

Sweet Georgia Brown

Label: Muse Records
Released: 1974

Album

Darkness On The Delta

Label: Muse Records
Released: 1972


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