Norman "Tiny" Kahn (1923 – August 19, 1953)was an American jazz drummer, arranger, and composer.
He was born in New York, United States.Kahn began playing drums at age 15. He played with Boyd Raeburn (1948), Georgie Auld, Chubby Jackson, and Charlie Barnet (1949), and played drums and vibraphone under Elliot Lawrence (1952–53). He also performed and recorded with Red Rodney, Serge Chaloff, Lester Young, Al Cohn, and Stan Getz.
He worked with many of the ensembles he played in as an arranger, and also arranged for Woody Herman and Elliot Lawrence.He composed "Tiny's Blues" and "Father Knickerbopper" among other tunes. Kahn never led a recording session; he died in Edgartown, Massachusetts, of a heart attack at age 30.
Serge Chaloff was an American jazz baritone saxophonist. The first and greatest bebop baritonist, Chaloff has been described as 'the most expressive and openly emotive baritone saxophonist jazz has ever witnessed' with a tone varying 'between a light but almost inaudible whisper to a great sonorous shout with the widest but most incredibly moving of vibratos.'
Leroy Vinnegar was an American jazz bassist. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, the self-taught Vinnegar established his reputation in Los Angeles, California, during the 1950s and 1960s. His trademark was the rhythmic "walking" bass line, a steady series of ascending or descending notes, and it brought him the nickname "The Walker". Besides his jazz work, he also appeared on a number of soundtracks and pop albums, notably Van Morrison's 1972 album, Saint Dominic's Preview.
Dillon "Curley" Russell was an American jazz musician, who played bass on many bebop recordings.
Steve Kuhn is an American jazz pianist, composer, arranger, bandleader, and educator.
Al Cohn was an American jazz saxophonist, arranger and composer. He came to prominence in the band of clarinetist Woody Herman and was known for his longtime musical partnership with fellow saxophonist Zoot Sims.
Hal McKusick was an American jazz alto saxophonist, clarinetist, and flutist who worked with Boyd Raeburn from 1944 to 1945 and Claude Thornhill from 1948 to 1949.
William Orval Crow is an American jazz bassist. Among other work, Crow was the long-term bassist in saxophonist Gerry Mulligan's bands in the 1950s and 1960s.
Richie Kamuca was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Bernie Glow was an American trumpet player who specialized in jazz and commercial lead trumpet from the 1940s to 1970s.
Edward Joseph Bertolatus, better known as Eddie Bert, was an American jazz trombonist.
Milton Aubrey "Brew" Moore, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
Charles Thomas Potter was an American jazz double bass player, best known for having been a member of Charlie Parker's "classic quintet", with Miles Davis, between 1947 and 1950.
Elliott Lawrence Broza, known professionally as Elliott Lawrence, was an American jazz pianist and bandleader.
Donald Douglas Lamond Jr. was an American jazz drummer.
The Metronome All-Stars were a collection of jazz musicians assembled for studio recordings by Metronome Magazine, based on its readers' polls. The studio sessions were held in the years 1939-42, 1946–53, and 1956, and typically consisted of two tracks which allowed each participant a chance to solo for one chorus. Earlier recordings feature more swing style, while the later sessions tend more toward bebop.
Irv Kluger was an American jazz drummer.
Earl Bowman Swope was an American jazz trombonist.
Robert Coleman Shevak, better known as Iggy Shevak, was an American jazz musician who played string bass with several leading jazz figures in the 1940s and 1950s. Shevak is also credited on recordings as Robert Shevak, Bob Shevak, Roger Shevak, Iggy Shevack, and as Richard Shevak.
The Four Brothers... Together Again! is an album by the saxophonists Herbie Steward, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims and Serge Chaloff, who were collectively known as the Four Brothers, recorded in 1957 for the RCA Records subsidiary Vik label.
The Brothers is a studio compilation album by American saxophonists Stan Getz and Zoot Sims released in 1956 via Prestige label.