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The World's Greatest Jazzband

Band, 1968-1978 US, United States
Jazz

Founded in 1968 by Dick Gibson at his sixth annual Jazz Party, the group was co-led by Yank Lawson and Bob Haggart. Their repertoire consisted of standards and Dixieland versions of contemporary pop songs. They broke up in 1978 although the name has been used for reunions in later years.

     
Members
PortraitAl Klink
sax, ts 1915-1991 US
PortraitVic Dickenson
tb 1906-1984 US
PortraitHank Jones
p 1918-2010 US
PortraitBud Freeman
ts 1906-1991 US
PortraitGus Johnson
dr 1913-2000 US
PortraitBobby Rosengarden
perc, dr 1924-2007 US
PortraitCarl Fontana
tb 1928-2003 US
PortraitBilly Butterfield
tr 1917-1988 US
PortraitJohnny Mince
cl 1912-1994 US
PortraitPeanuts Hucko
cl 1918-2003 US
PortraitNick Fatool
dr 1915-2000 US
PortraitBob Haggart
b 1914-1998 US
PortraitBob Wilber
cl, ss *1928 US
PortraitNappy Lamare
g 1905-1988 US
PortraitYank Lawson
tr 1911-1995 US
PortraitRalph Sutton
p 1922-2001 US
PortraitGeorge Masso
tb *1926 US
PortraitEddie Hubble
tb *1928 US
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
What's New?The World's Greatest Jazzband2007Album
Way Out WestThe World's Greatest Jazzband1996Compil.
World's Greatest Jazzband Of Bob Haggart & Yank LawsonThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Bob Haggart & Yank Lawson1988Album
World's Greatest Jazzband Of Bob Haggart & Yank LawsonThe World's Greatest Jazzband1987Album
Good NewsTeresa Brewer & The World's Greatest Jazzband of Yank Lawson and Bob Haggart1984Album
On Tour IIThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart Special Guest Maxine Sullivan1977Album
On TourThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1977Album
Plays George GershwinThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1977Album
On Tour Vol 1 And 2The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1977Album
The World's Greatest Jazz BandThe World's Greatest Jazzband1976Album
In Concert (Recorded Live At The Lawrenceville School)The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1976Album
The World's Greatest Jazz Band Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart Plays Rodgers & HartThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart Plays Rodgers & Hart1976Album
Plays Duke EllingtonThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1976Album
Plays Cole PorterThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1975Album
Plays Cole PorterThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1975Album
Extra! Volume IIThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1974Single
Good NewsTeresa Brewer & The World's Greatest Jazzband of Yank Lawson and Bob Haggart1973Album
Hark The Herald Angels SwingThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1972Album
Silent NightThe World's Greatest Jazzband1972Single
Doodle Doo DooThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1971Single
What's New?The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1971Album
What's New?The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1971Album
The World's Greatest JazzbandThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1971Album
The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob HaggartThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1970Single
Live At The Roosevelt GrillThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1970Album
The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob HaggartThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1969Album
The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob HaggartThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob Haggart1969Album
Jazz In The MountainsThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart, Soprano Summit1969Compil.
Extra!The World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson & Bob Haggart1969Album
Love Is Blue / I'm Prayin' HumbleThe World's Greatest Jazzband1969Single
Colonial TavernThe World's Greatest JazzbandSingle
Merry Christmas From The World's Greatest JazzbandThe World's Greatest JazzbandSingle
Son-Of-A-Preacher Man / BillyThe World's Greatest Jazzband, Yank Lawson, Bob HaggartSingle
Century PlazaThe World's Greatest Jazzband Of Yank Lawson And Bob HaggartAlbum
St. Louis Blues / Crawfish ShuffleThe World's Greatest JazzbandSingle
Lady Is A TrampMaxine Sullivan With The World's Greatest JazzbandSingle
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