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Frank Wess

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Frank Wess

Frank Wess has been played on NTS shows including Phil's Jazz Dis-Junction, with Jollity first played on 11 March 2015.

Frank Wess (born January 4, 1922 in Kansas City – October 30, 2013) is an American jazz musician, who has played saxophone (both alto and tenor) and flute.

He began with classical music and played in Oklahoma. He later switched to jazz on moving to Washington, D. C. and by nineteen was working in the Big Bands. His career would be interrupted during World War II although he did play with a military band in the period. On returning from service he joined Billy Eckstine's orchestra.[1]

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Moonlight In Vermont
Dorothy Ashby, Frank Wess
Prestige1958
Moonlight In Vermont
Dorothy Ashby, Frank WessPrestige1958
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Jollity
Dorothy Ashby, Frank Wess
Prestige1958
Jollity
Dorothy Ashby, Frank WessPrestige1958
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Taboo
Dorothy Ashby, Frank Wess
New Jazz1958
Taboo
Dorothy Ashby, Frank WessNew Jazz1958
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Pawky
Dorothy Ashby, Frank Wess
Prestige1958
Pawky
Dorothy Ashby, Frank WessPrestige1958
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It's A Minor Thing
Dorothy Ashby, Frank Wess
New Jazz1958
It's A Minor Thing
Dorothy Ashby, Frank WessNew Jazz1958
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