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Bill Chase
Birth: Oct. 20, 1934
Quincy
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1974
Jackson
Jackson County
Minnesota, USA

Jazz Musician. Born in Squantum, a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts, he started out as a drummer, However, his parents decided he needed a diverse musical background, and provided him with a trumpet while he was still in high school. Found to be a natural at the instrument, this led to his assignment to first chair in the school orchestra playing classical music. At the advice of his neighbor, he attended a concert given by jazz musician Stan Kenton, which would influence him greatly to turn towards jazz. Starting a new band called "Chase", he recorded new music mixing rock music with jazz. His hit singles called "Get It On" and "Open Up Wide" was a favorite for High School marching bands. While on tour he died in a plane crash in 1974. (bio by: Michael Cronin) 
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Michael Cronin
Record added: May 14, 2004
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