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Cohen, Paul, 1922-

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Personal name headingCohen, Paul, 1922-
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Variant(s)Cohen, Pauly, 1922-
Birth date19221003
Place of birthBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityJazz
Profession or occupationTrumpet players
Found inClayton, B. A swingin' dream [SR] p1989: insert (lead trumpeter Paul Cohen has worked for Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Charlie Barnet, and Count Basie, among others; belongs whole-heartedly to the swing tradition), Apr. 28, 2015: Band leader Pauly Cohen still swinging at 91 (bandleader Paul Cohen conducts the Paul Cohen Big Band; performed and socialized with some of the 20th century's jazz and pop culture icons: Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Charlie Parker, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Dizzy Gillespie, Jackie Gleason, Quincy Jones, Judy Garland)
ITG WWW site, Apr. 28, 2015: (Big band trumpeter Pauly Cohen was born in Brooklyn, October 3, 1922 ; at eighteen he left home; found work almost immediately; first in the Earl Hines band, then the bands of Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Charlie Barnett, and five years as lead trumpet in the Count Basie band)