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    American trumpet player, born Aug 30, 1924 in Fairfield, USA, died Dec 5, 1972 in New York, USA.Lauded by critics & his peers, Dorham was one of the most active bebop trumpeters. He played in the big bands of Lionel Hampton, Billy Eckstine, Dizzy Gillespie, & Mercer Ellington & the quintet of Charlie Parker. He was a charter member of the original cooperative Jazz Messengers. He also recorded as a ...more

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