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Stuff Smith
Birth: Aug. 14, 1909
Portsmouth
Scioto County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1967
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany

Jazz-violinist and vocalist. Full name: Hezekiah Le Roy Gordon Smith. After playing in Alphonse Trent's band during the 1920s, he formed his own sextet in 1935 with musicians such as Cozy Cole, Buster Bailey, and Clyde Hart who were later to become world-famous. From 1956 he recorded with Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Stéphane Grapelli, and others. In 1965 he took up residence in Denmark performing frequently at Jazzhouse Montmartre in Copenhagen and touring actively in Europe. (bio by: Erik Skytte) 
 
Burial:
Klakring Cemetery
Juelsminde
Hedensted Kommune
Midtjylland, Denmark
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
Record added: Dec 17, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17050616
Stuff Smith
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