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Earl Bostic

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Earl Bostic

Earl Bostic has been played on NTS shows including Tom Furse, with Harlem Nocturn first played on 22 June 2015.

Earl Bostic (April 25, 1913 – October 28, 1965) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues alto saxophonist.

Bostic was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He turned professional at age 18 when he joined Terrence Holder's band. He made his first recording with Lionel Hampton in 1942 where he played along with Red Allen, J.C. Higginbotham, Sid Catlett, Teddy Wilson and Hampton. Before that he performed with Fate Marable on New Orleans riverboats. Bostic graduated from Xavier University in New Orleans. He worked with territory bands…

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Up There In Orbit
Earl Bostic
King Records1959
Up There In Orbit
Earl BosticKing Records1959
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Harlem Nocturn
Earl Bostic
Rare Bid, Bellaphon1977
Harlem Nocturn
Earl BosticRare Bid, Bellaphon1977
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