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Ray Nance

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Ray Nance

Ray Nance has been played on NTS in shows including Mild Animals, featured first on 30 December 2016. Songs played include Guitar Amour and Song of Delilah.

Ray Willis Nance (December 10, 1913 Chicago - January 28, 1976 in New York City ) was a jazz trumpeter, violinist and singer. Nance is best known for his long association with Duke Ellington through most of the 1940s and 1950s, after he was hired to replace Cootie Williams in 1940. Shortly after joining the band, Nance was given the trumpet solo on the first recorded version of "Take the "A" Train," which became the Ellington theme, a major…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Guitar Amour
Ray Nance
Solid State Records1970
Guitar Amour
Ray NanceSolid State Records1970
Discogs
Song of Delilah
Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Ray Nance, Seldon Powell
Status Records1964
Song of Delilah
Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Ray Nance, Seldon PowellStatus Records1964
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