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Matthew Gee

tb, 1925-1979 US, Houston
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Matthew Gee Jr..

Matthew Gee (November 25, 1925, Houston, Texas – July 18, 1979, New York City) was an American bebop trombonist and part-time actor.Gee played trumpet and baritone as a child, and took up the trombone at age 11. After studying at Alabama State University, he played with Coleman Hawkins before doing a stint in the Army. Following this, he played with Dizzy Gillespie (1946–1949), Joe Morris, Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt (1950), Count Basie (1951), Illinois Jacquet (1952–1954), Lou Donaldson (1954), Sarah Vaughan (1956), and Gillespie again in 1957. In 1956 he released his only record as a bandleader on Riverside Records. From 1959 to 1963 he played on and off with the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Later in the 1960s, he played in small groups with Paul Quinichette and Brooks Kerr, as well as in b

     
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Brass Music: 3. Elegy For Mippy II on American Composers by Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin & Aaron Copland
What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? (arr. R. Balcombe for vocals, trombone and orchestra) on Sound of the 60s by Richard Balcombe & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (Arr. M. Gee for Trombone & Piano): No. 1, Gute Nacht on Trombone Travels, Vol. 1 by Franz Schubert, Matthew Gee & Christopher Glynn
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (Arr. M. Gee for Trombone & Piano): No. 5, Der Lindenbaum on Trombone Travels, Vol. 1 by Franz Schubert, Matthew Gee & Christopher Glynn
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (Arr. M. Gee for Trombone & Piano): No. 6, Wasserflut on Trombone Travels, Vol. 1 by Franz Schubert, Matthew Gee & Christopher Glynn
A Little Night Music: Send in the Clowns (Arr. M. Knight for Trombone & Piano) on Matthew Gee's Amazing Sliding Circus by Matthew Gee, Christopher Glynn & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (Arr. M. Gee for Trombone & Piano): No. 15, Die Krähe on Trombone Travels, Vol. 1 by Franz Schubert, Matthew Gee & Christopher Glynn
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (Arr. M. Gee for Trombone & Piano): No. 2, Die Wetterfahne on Trombone Travels, Vol. 1 by Franz Schubert, Matthew Gee & Christopher Glynn
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (Arr. M. Gee for Trombone & Piano): No. 3, Gefrorne Tränen on Trombone Travels, Vol. 1 by Franz Schubert, Matthew Gee & Christopher Glynn
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (Arr. M. Gee for Trombone & Piano): No. 4, Erstarrung on Trombone Travels, Vol. 1 by Franz Schubert, Matthew Gee & Christopher Glynn

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Jazz By Gee!Matthew Gee2006Album
Jazz By GeeMatthew Gee2006Album
Jazz By GeeMatthew Gee2006Album
Oh Gee! / Twist CityJohnny Griffin & Matthew Gee & Their Soul Groovers1965Single
Soul GrooveJohnny Griffin & Matthew Gee1964Album
Balmy Breezes / J'AttendraiGladys Patrick ,/ Matthew GeeSingle
ExitMatthew GeeSingle
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