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    Jazz trombonist associated with the swing genre (January 31, 1907, NYC – December 28, 1985, NYC)Morton's first break came in 1923 when he was hired by Clarence Holiday. In 1926 Morton started working with Fletcher Henderson, where he collaborated with fellow bandmate/mentor Jimmy Harrison. In addition to performing with Henderson, Morton played for Don Redman from 1932-1937 and with Count Basie ...more

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