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George Bohanon

tb, *1960 US, Detroit
Musician of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. George Roland Bohanon, Jr.

George Roland Bohanon, Jr. (August 7, 1937) is a jazz trombonist and session musician.Born in Detroit, in the early 1960s, he participated in Detroit's Workshop Jazz ensemble, with Johnny Griffith, Paula Greer, David Hamilton, Lefty Edwards and Herbie Williams. After appearing on several Motown recordings, together with leading musicians such as Hank Cosby, of the Funk Brothers, he went to live in California.In 1962, he replaced Garnett Brown in the Chico Hamilton Quintet. In 1963 and 1964, he recorded two albums for Motown's unsuccessful jazz Workshop label.

        
Instruments
  • Trombone
  • Bariton sax
  • Alphorn
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Rock
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My Baby Just Cares For Me (arr. B. Cunliffe) on Sweeney, Melissa: Golden Thread by Melissa Sweeney
Sex Kills (arr. B. Cunliffe) on Sweeney, Melissa: Golden Thread by Melissa Sweeney
Vivo Sonhando (arr. B. Cunliffe) on Sweeney, Melissa: Golden Thread by Melissa Sweeney
Friendships Suite: Point Fermin (Live) on Buddy Collette Big Band in Concert by Buddy Collette Big Band
Why Don't You Do Right (arr. B. Cunliffe) on Sweeney, Melissa: Golden Thread by Melissa Sweeney
Sweet Nelle on Tribute by George Bohanon
André (Live) on Buddy Collette Big Band in Concert by Buddy Collette Big Band
Theme For Ramona on Blue Phase by George Bohanon
You're My Thrill (arr. B. Cunliffe) on Sweeney, Melissa: Golden Thread by Melissa Sweeney
Itatakimasu on Elation by George Bohanon

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Discography
Title Artist Year Type
A Tribute To...Ray Brown, Harry "Sweets" EdisonGeorge Bohanon2006Album
Piping HotMonk Higgins Featuring George Bohanon & Sweet SpiritAlbum
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