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Carl Fontana

tb, 1928-2003 US, Monroe, Louisiana
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Carl Charles Fontana

Carl Charles Fontana (July 18, 1928 - October 9, 2003) was an American jazz trombonist.After stints in the big bands of Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton and Stan Kenton, Fontana devoted most of his career to playing music in Las Vegas.

        
Instruments
  • Trombone
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Take the "A" Train on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
It Might As Well Be Spring on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
Rebel Rouser on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
Showcase on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
There Is No Greater Love on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
I've Got Rhythm on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
What Is This Thing Called Love on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
Blue Lou on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
Littlebit on Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company with Carl Fontana: First Time Together by Carl Fontana & Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company
There'll Never Be Another You on Kai Winding Septet Cleveland 1957 by Kai Winding

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Trombone Titans (Live In Las Vegas @ Capozzoli's 1998)Carl Fontana & Andy Martin2013Album
The FiftiesCarl Fontana2010Compil.
Trombone Heaven, Vancouver, 1978Frank Rosolino - Carl Fontana2007Album
It's Still Trū!Bill Trujillo With Guest Carl Fontana2006Album
The Jazz TromboneAllen Hermann / Carl Fontana2004Album
Keepin' Up With The BonesesJiggs Whigham & Carl Fontana, Stefan Karlsson Trio2001Album
Moontrip - 2000Raoul Romero And His Jazz Stars Orchestra Featuring Joe Farrell, Bobby Shew, Carl Fontana, Buddy Childers, Carl Saunders, Ron Feuer2001Album
First Time TogetherThe Hungarian Jazz Trombone Company With Carl Fontana1998Album
Nice 'N' EasyJiggs Whigham & Carl Fontana1997Album
Live At Capozzoli'sCarl Fontana, Arno Marsh1997Album
HeavyweightsBobby Shew Quintet With Carl Fontana1996Album
With Love, LezlieLezlie Anders Featuring: Buddy Greco, Carl Fontana, Don Menza, Joe Lano1995Album
Night WatchDon Sickler, Carl Fontana, Ralph Moore1995Album
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 3Bob Cooper And Carl Fontana1994Album
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 1Conte Candoli And Carl Fontana1994Album
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 9Bill Perkins, Pete Candoli And Carl Fontana1994Album
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 2Carl Fontana, Buddy Childers1994Album
Live At The Royal Palms Inn - Volume 6Carl Fontana, Steve Huffsteter1994Album
A 5 Star EditionThe Brass Connection, Carl Fontana, Ian McDougall, Bill Watrous, Jiggs Whigham1991Album
The Great FontanaCarl Fontana1987Album
Oh BabyThe Wolverines Jazzband meets the Greats Carl Fontana, Jim Galloway, Terry Clarke1985Album
Bill Watrous & Carl FontanaBill Watrous & Carl Fontana1984Album
Have Banjo - Will TravelLee Floyd, III, Carl Fontana, Barbara Norlin, Randy Morris, John Etheridge, III, Dave Gannett1978Album
OleoUrbie Green, Ross Tompkins, Carl Fontana, Kai Winding, James Moody, Dick Hyman, Trummy Young1978Album
Live At ConcordThe Hanna-Fontana Band Featuring Jake Hanna And Carl Fontana1975Album
Live At ConcordThe Hanna-Fontana Band Featuring Jake Hanna And Carl Fontana1975Album
In The Troc 10 Greats Of JazzBud Freeman, Ralph Sutton, Gus Johnson, Bob Wilber, Billy Butterfield, Yank Lawson, Bob Haggart, Lou McGarity, Carl Fontana, Clancy Hayes, Peanuts Hucko1969Album
Belgrade BluesThe Duško Gojković Sextet Featuring Sal Nistico And Carl Fontana1967Album
A Unit From Stan Kenton Band Directed By Carl FontanaA Unit From Stan Kenton Band Directed By Carl Fontana1956Album
Las Vegas - 3 A.MLloyd Ellis Quintet, Carl FontanaAlbum
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