Lou Blackburn

Lou Blackburn, born November 12, 1922, was an American jazz trombonist who was born in Rankin in Pennsylvania. He performed in many genres, including the swing. He performed in West Coast jazz and soul music. He played swing music during the 1950s with Lionel Hampton and Charlie Ventura. He began performing with Cat Anderson and other musicians in the 1960s. Charles Mingus also includes him on the album Mingus At Monterey. He did crossover work with The Beach Boys, The Turtles and others. He lived in Germany since 1970, where he performed with his ethno-jazz band Mombasa. He died in Berlin in 1990. Text contributed by users is available under Creative Commons By–SA License. It may also be available under GNU FDL.

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