Born: August 8, 1926 Primary Instrument: Trombone
Martin trombonist Urban (Urbie) Green, known as the trombonist's trombonist, is one of the true greats of jazz, among the elite of the world's trombone players. Urbie Green has toured with Woody Herman, Gene Krupa and Frankie Carle and has been cited numerous times in Down Beat magazines annual critics awards.
Green has also established an extensive career as a free- lance trombonist for recording artists such as Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Leonard Bernstein, Louis Armstrong and others. He has approximately 30 albums under his own name, appeared in the film version of The Benny Goodman Story and appears at major jazz festivals. Lately his solo career has taken him around the world three times in as many years....
Urbie Green And His Band 10-inch album (Vanguard 1954)
A Cool Yuletide 10-inch album (X 1954)
East Coast Jazz/6 (Bethlehem 1955)
Blues And Other Shades Of Green (ABC-Paramount 1956)
Best Of The New Broadway Show Hits (RCA Victor 1957)
All About Urbie Green (ABC-Paramount 1956)
Let's Face The Music And Dance (RCA Victor 1958)
The Persuasive Trombone Of Urbie Green (Command 1960)
The Persuasive Trombone Of Urbie Green Volume 2 (Command 1962)
And His 6-Tet (Command 1963)
21 Trombones (Project 3 1968)
21 Trombones Volume 2 (Project 3 1968)
Green Power (Project 3 1970)
Bein' Green (Project 3 1972)
The Fox (CTI 1976)
Senor Blues (CTI 1977)
Live At Rick's Café Americain (1978)
The Message (Fresh Sound 1988)
Sea Jam Blues 1995 recordings
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