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Seamen, Phil (1926 - 1972), drummer

Digby Fairweather and Barry Kernfeld

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Burton on Trent, England, 28 Aug 1926; d London, 13 Oct 1972). English drummer. Having taken up drums at the age of 14, he first played in bands led by Nat Gonella (late 1945–1946), the trumpeter Ken Turner (1947), Gonella again (1948), and the violinist Joe Loss (1950–51), and performed and recorded with Jack Parnell (April 1951 – August 1954) – except for a brief period with Bert

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