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 Art Farmer

Art Farmer

Birth
Death 4 Oct 1999 (aged 71)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 19223 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, he was a master jazz artist of the trumpet and flugelhorn. In the 1940s to 1950s, he played in the bands of Benny Carter, Jay McShann, Lionel Hampton and many others. In the early 1960s, he established the Art Farmer trio which recorded albums to include "Sing Me Softly of the Blues" (1965), "A Sleeping Bee" (1974) and "One the Road" (1976). During the 1980s, he joined Benny Golson's group 'The Jazztet' for recording sessions and toured Europe.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19223
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Art Farmer (21 Aug 1928–4 Oct 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19223, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Unknown.