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Dean, Demas (<i>born</i> 1903), trumpeter

Howard Rye

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 Sag Harbor, NY, 6 Oct 1903). American trumpeter. He began playing cornet at the age of ten, and later studied violin. He first worked professionally when he was still in high school, and while studying at Howard University (1922–3) he played with a number of bandleaders, including Elmer Snowden. In 1923–4 he toured and recorded with Lucille Hegamin. Later he worked in New York with Billy Butler (1925) and others,

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