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Emmett Berry

tr, 1915-1993 US, Macon, Georgia
Musician of Jazz

Emmett Berry (July 23, 1915 – June 22, 1993) was a jazz trumpeter.Berry was born in Macon, Georgia. He began with study of classical trumpet in Georgia, but by 18 had switched to jazz and moved to New York City. He became a member of Fletcher Henderson's band and later replaced Roy Eldridge as soloist. In the 1940s he would work in Eldridge's Little Jazz Trumpet Ensemble. He also played in Count Basie's band. He is noted as an accompaniment for Billie Holiday, was in the picture A Great Day in Harlem, and the special The Sound of Jazz. He died in Cleveland, Ohio.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Goodbye Paris on Musicale Du Jour by Emmett Berry & Billy Taylor
Twelve O'Clock Blues on american swinging in paris by Sammy Price
The Man I Love on The Commodore Story by Various Artists
Out of Nowhere on Musicale Du Jour by Emmett Berry & Billy Taylor
Lullaby of Birdland on Musicale Du Jour by Emmett Berry & Billy Taylor
If I Had You on Musicale Du Jour by Emmett Berry & Billy Taylor
Blue Lou on Musicale Du Jour by Emmett Berry & Billy Taylor
Sammy Plays the Blues for Mezz on american swinging in paris by Sammy Price
Ain't Misbehavin' on Musicale Du Jour by Emmett Berry & Billy Taylor
Swingin' the Berrys on american swinging in paris by Sammy Price

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Boogie Woogie A La Parisienne (1956)Emmett Berry - Sammy Price1993Compil.
Paris 1956 Volume 1Lucky Thompson With Emmett Berry, Martial Solal, The Henri Renaud Trio, Gérard Pochonet, Guy Lafitte1985Album
Yes Indeed!Claude Hopkins With Buddy Tate, Emmett Berry1960Album
Trumpets All OutArt Farmer, Ernie Royal, Charlie Shavers, Emmett Berry, Harold Baker1957Album
Blues In Six FourArt Farmer, Ernie Royal, Charlie Shavers, Emmett Berry, Harold Baker1957Single
Thompson Plays For ThomsonLucky Thompson, Emmett Berry1956Album
Maxim Saury Reçoit Sammy Price Et Emmet BerryMaxim Saury, Sammy Price, Emmett Berry, Pierre Michelot, Jean-Baptiste "Mac Kac" Reilles1956Album
Emmett Berry And His OrchestraEmmett Berry1955Album
Hot Trumpet EnsemblesRoy Eldridge, Charlie Shavers, Emmett Berry, Joe Thomas, Jonah Jones1950Album
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