Bob Strickland

Bob Strickland grew up in Dallas, Texas, and his earliest memories of jazz music are from age three, when he first heard his mother’s 78 RPM records of Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Harry James, and Gene Krupa. He has since become a player, as well as a jazz and big band historian, familiar with hundreds of different musicians, arrangers, and styles.

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