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Buck Clayton

Born: 
11/12/1911
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Died: 
12/08/1991
Years Active: 
1930's-1980's
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Buck Clayton (born Wilbur Dorsey Clayton) was an American jazz trumpet player who was a leading member of Count Basie’s "Old Testament" orchestra and a leader of mainstream-oriented jam session recordings in the 1950s. Clayton worked closely with Li Jinhui, father of Chinese popular music in Shanghai. His contributions helped change musical history in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Benny Goodman 01/16/1938 Carnegie Hall NYC New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/26/1941 Delaware State Armory Wilmington Delaware USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/27/1941 Greystone Gardens New Brighton Pennsylvania USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/31/1941 Mechanics Hall Boston Massachusetts USA
Count Basie & His Band 01/09/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 01/10/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 01/11/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 01/12/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 01/13/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 01/14/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 01/15/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/25/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/26/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/27/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/28/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/29/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/30/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 12/31/1942 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 10/08/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 10/09/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 10/10/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 10/11/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 10/12/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 10/13/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
Count Basie & His Band 10/14/1943 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA

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