Jazz Trombone History: Miff Mole

Added the following to the 20th Century Trombone History Timeline:

Mole1922—New York trombonist Miff Mole records with the Original Memphis Five, of which he is an early member. He later becomes one of the most active freelancers in New York City, eventually joining the NBC Orchestra and performing under Toscanini. His continued activity in jazz leads to extensive recording with Red Nichols, in addition to performances with such jazz notables as Paul Whiteman, Benny Goodman, and Bix Beiderbecke. Credited with the expansion of technique in early jazz trombone playing, he develops a cleaner, more technical approach than the New Orleans “gut bucket” style (see facing image; public domain) (Dietrich 30).

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