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Benny Powell

tb, 1930-2010 US, New Orleans
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Benjamin Gordon Powell Jr.

American jazz trombonist. Born : 1st March 1930 in New Orleans, Louisiana . Died : 26th June 2010 in New York City, New York. Benny Powell was a member of Lionel Hampton's big band and gained national attention during his twelve years with Count Basie. He is one of the most respected trombonists and jazz lecturers in the world.

  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Free to Be Me on Nextep by Benny Powell
The Township Diary on Nextep by Benny Powell
I Tried and Tried on Nextep by Benny Powell
Another Blue on Nextep by Benny Powell
Night, Never End on Nextep by Benny Powell
You Got It on Nextep by Benny Powell
The Caribbean Express on Nextep by Benny Powell
Akiha on Nextep by Benny Powell
Best People on Nextep by Benny Powell
A Single Tear of Remembrance on Nextep by Benny Powell

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
NextepBenny Powell2008Album
The Gift Of LoveBenny Powell2003Album
Live At The 1990 Concord Jazz Festival, First SetEd Bickert, Alan Dawson, Harry Edison, Al Grey, Gene Harris, Rob McConnell, Benny Powell, Neil Swainson1991Album
Coast To CoastBenny Powell1982Album
"Ya Betcha B.P.!!"Benny Powell1979Album
North, South, East.....WessFrank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke1956Album
TrombonesFrank Wess, Henry Coker, Bill Hughes, Jimmy Cleveland, Benny Powell1956Album
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