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Friday, October 03, 2014

RIP George Roberts

George Roberts, bass trombone in the bands of Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton, Nelson Riddle and others has died aged 86.
A long established name in the West Coast studios his big fat sound filled out the lower end of the brass section on many of the Sinatra/Riddle sessions.
George M. Roberts passed away on Sept. 28.
Rest In Peace.
Lance.

1 comment :

Colin (on F/b) said...

The greatest on bass trombone, what a player. RIP

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