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Richard Bently Boone
Birth: Feb. 24, 1930
Death: Feb. 8, 1999

Jazz Musician. An accomplished trombone player, he joined the army playing in military bands. Having been demobilized in 1953, he moved to Los Angeles in 1958 where he played with Dexter Gordon, Sonny Criss and others. From 1961 to 1966 he toured with singer Della Reese. From 1966 to 1969 he played with Count Basie before moving to Europe and settling in Copenhagen in 1970. From 1972 to 1985 he was a member of the Danish Radio Big Band led by Bob Brookmeyer, Thad Jones and others. In 1985 he joined Ernie Wilkins' "Almost Big Band." Richard Boone's last album "Tribute to Love" was recorded in 1998. He passed away in Copenhagen, Denmark. (bio by: Erik Skytte) 
 
Burial:
Assistens Cemetery
Copenhagen
Hovedstaden, Denmark
Plot: R-662
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
Record added: Nov 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9923944
Richard Bently Boone
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Richard Bently Boone
Added by: Erik Skytte
 
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