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Juan Tizol

tb, 1900-1984 PR, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Puerto Rican trombonist and composer. Born: 22 January 1900 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Died: 23 April 1984 in Inglewood, California, USA (aged 84). Worked with Duke Ellington from 1929 to 1944 as an indispensable part of Duke Ellington's Orchestra for 15 years. Together they co-wrote the jazz standards "Caravan", "Pyramid", and "Perdido".

  • Trombone
  • Tamborine
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Caravan on Sayonara concert by Paul Mauriat
Caravan on With Pride by US Marine Drum and Bugle Corps & Major Brent A. Harrison
Caravan (Live) on Duke Ellington in Sweden 1973 by Duke Ellington
Caravan on Arizona State University Marching Band 25 Years of Pride Vol. II by ASU Sun Devil Marching Band
Caravan on Plays Standards by Karl Olandersson
Caravan on Ella Lives by Vivian Buczek
Caravan on Messing Around by Hässlöbrasset
Deep Night on Ellington, Duke: Love You Madly by Duke Ellington & Duke Ellington Orchestra
Michael Petrucciani Part One - A Jazz Angel - Caravan - New Series From Classical Hits on Michael Petrucciani Part One - A Jazz Angel - Caravan - New Series From Classical Hits by Juan Tizol & Classical Hits

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
The EllingtoniansRex Stewart / Billy Taylor Sr. / Barney Bigard / Juan Tizol1990Compil.
Duke's ValveJuan Tizol And Willie Smith1956Single
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