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Primary Instrument: Trombone

Born: August 8, 1926

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....
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Urbie Green in 1954

Music

Featured recording “Let's Face The Music And Dance”

Let's Face The Music And Dance

RCA Victor
1958
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    Urbie Green: Seven Classic Albums Plus Bonus EP

    ABC-Paramount
    2013
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    Señor Blues

    ABC-Paramount
    2000
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    Blues And Other Shades Of Green

    ABC-Paramount
    1984
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    The Lyrical Language Of Urbie Green

    ABC-Paramount
    1978
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    21 Trombones

    ABC-Paramount
    1977
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    The Fox

    ABC-Paramount
    1977
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    Urbie Green's Big Beautiful Band

    ABC-Paramount
    1974
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