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Rick Kiefer

tr, *1939 US, Cleveland
Musician of Jazz

Trumpeter, born 24 May 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Worked in New York City with the orchestras of Benny Goodman, Woody Herman and Tito Puente during the late 1950s and was a member of Maynard Ferguson's band from 1959 until 1963. Kiefer moved to Germany in 1965 and joined the orchestras of Max Greger (1966), Kurt Edelhagen (1967-1973) and later James Last's orchestra, the Clarke-Boland Big Band, Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination & Brass and the WDR Big Band Köln (1977-2004).

  • Trumpet
  • Flugelhorn
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
  • Classical
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Bourbon Street Blues on Singin' Easy by Various Artists
Lush Life on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
Pro Rick Sabor on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
Andorinha on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
Two for the Road on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
Being Green on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
I'm All Smiles on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
Star Eyes on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
Bodge on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer
Teach Me Tonight on Lush Life by Rick Kiefer

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Lush LifeRick Kiefer1975Album
The Original All Star Dixie CompanyJiggs Whigham, Rick Kiefer, Günther Eric Thöner, Harald Winkler, Jean Warland, Bruno Castellucci, Harald RosensteinCompil.
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