Firehouse Five Plus Two

The Firehouse Five Plus Two was an Dixieland jazz group, which was popular in the 1950s. It consisted of Walt Disney Studios animators: Danny Alguire, cornet Harper Goff, banjo Ward Kimball, trombone, siren, sound effects, leader Clarke Mallery, clarinet Monte Mountjoy, drums Ed Penner, bass saxophone, later switched to tuba Frank Thomas, piano, and later, George Probert, Dick Roberts (and later Ralph Ball) In 1953, the animated Goofy short “How to Dance” featured the band in animated form. Starting in 1955, the band released at least thirteen LP albums. The band’s last album, “Live at Earthquake McGoon’s”, was recorded in 1970 in San Francisco. Text contributed by users is available under Creative Commons By–SA License. It may also be available under GNU FDL.

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