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George Chisholm

tb, 1915-1997 GB, Glasgow
Singer / Musician of Jazz

George Chisholm OBE (29 March 1915 – 6 December 1997) was a Scottish jazz trombonist and vocalist.Born in Glasgow to a family of musicians, Chisholm's musical career began in the Glasgow Playhouse Orchestra.[citation needed] In the late 1930s he moved to London, where he played in dance bands led by Bert Ambrose and Teddy Joyce. He later recorded with jazz musicians such as Coleman Hawkins, Fats Waller and Benny Carter during their visits to the U.K.In the mid-1990s, Chisholm retired from public life suffering from Alzheimer's disease. He died in December 1997, aged 82.

     
Instruments
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Trumpet
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
The Ying Tong Song on British Traditional Jazz , Vol. 2 by Various Artists
All Is Not Gold That Jitters on George Chisholm - Early Days 1935-1944 by George Chisholm
Rosetta on George Chisholm - Early Days 1935-1944 by George Chisholm
Aunt Hagar's Blues on George Chisholm - Early Days 1935-1944 by George Chisholm
The Old Bazaar in Cairo on Heroes of British Jazz by Various Artists
Fan Dance Fanny on Heroes of British Jazz by Various Artists
Too Close For Comfort on George Chisholm's Gentlemen Of Jazz by George Chisholm
Jazz Me Blues (Alternative Version) on George Chisholm - Early Days 1935-1944 by George Chisholm
Lazy on Jazz Britannica Vol. 5: George Chisholm by George Chisholm
Mood for Trumpet on George Chisholm - Early Days 1935-1944 by George Chisholm

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
George Chisholm - Early Days 1935-1944George Chisholm1998Compil.
Louis Armstrong Memorial ConcertAlex Welsh Featuring George Chisholm, Humphrey Lyttelton, Bruce Turner1995Album
Brass ShowcaseThe Royal Doulton Band, George Chisholm1980Album
Mick Potts & The Gateway Jazzband Featuring George ChisholmMick Potts & His Gateway Jazz Band With Shelagh Lazzari Featuring Special Guest George Chisholm1979Album
Happy Christmas PartyGeorge Chisholm1979Album
Salute To SatchmoAlex Welsh & His Band - George Chisholm - Humphrey Lyttelton - Bruce Turner1977Album
George Chisholm's Trombone ShowcaseGeorge Chisholm1975Album
George ChisholmGeorge Chisholm1974Album
The Melody Maker Tribute To Louis ArmstrongAlex Welsh & His Band, Humphrey Lyttelton, Beryl Bryden, George Chisholm, Lennie Felix, John Chilton - Wally Fawkes, John Chilton's Feetwarmers With Bruce Turner1974Compil.
An Evening With Alex Welsh And His Friends Part 2Alex Welsh Featuring George Chisholm, Humphrey Lyttelton, Bruce Turner1972Album
An Evening With Alex Welsh And His FriendsAlex Welsh Featuring George Chisholm, Humphrey Lyttelton, Bruce Turner1972Album
More Music For RomanticsGeorge Chisholm1968Album
Clinton The ClownClinton Ford With George Chisholm And The Inmates1968Album
The Magnificent SevenGeorge Chisholm1967Album
Sing Along With Scotland-1The White Heather Singers, Ted Darling, George Chisholm1967Single
The Stars Play JazzGeorge Chisholm1962Album
Trad SpecialGeorge Chisholm & The Tradsters1961Album
Trad Treat !George Chisholm & The Tradsters1961Album
Trad TreatGeorge Chisholm & The Tradsters1961Single
Getting RomanticGeorge ChisholmAlbum
In A Mellow MoodGeorge ChisholmAlbum
That's-A-PlentyGeorge ChisholmCompil.
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