Harry "Sweets" Edison



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Active
1930 to 2000
Born
October 10, 1915 in Columbus
Died
July 29, 1999
Location
United States
Biography
Harry Edison (October 10, 1915 - July 27, 1999) was an American jazz trumpeter and member of the Count Basie Orchestra. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Edison spent his early childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was introduced to music by an uncle. After moving back to Columbus at the age of 12, the young Edison began playing the trumpet with local bands. In 1933, he became a member of the Jeter-Pillars Orchestra in Cleveland. Afterwards he played with the Mills Blue Rhythm Band and Lucky Millinder. In 1937 he moved to New York and joined the Count Basie Orchestra.
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Top Songs by Harry "Sweets" Edison


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Bugle Call Rag

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Blue Skies

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Gee Baby, Ain't I Good to You

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Winter Weather

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Out Of Nowhere

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Mean To Me

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Jawbreakers

Jawbreakers

Harry "Sweets" Edison July 2, 2014

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The Swinger (Complete 1958 Sextet Sessions)

The Swinger (Complete 1958 Sextet Sessions)

Harry "Sweets" Edison November 11, 2011

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The Complete Unedited Sweets At The Haig 1953

The Complete Unedited Sweets At The Haig 1953

Harry "Sweets" Edison September 2, 2010

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Just Friends

Just Friends

Harry "Sweets" Edison January 1, 2010

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In Copenhagen

In Copenhagen

Harry "Sweets" Edison April 14, 2008

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Ben and Sweets

Ben and Sweets

Ben Webster March 1, 2008

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For My Pals

For My Pals

Harry "Sweets" Edison May 15, 2007

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Sweets

Sweets

Harry "Sweets" Edison April 12, 2005

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Buddy and Sweets

Buddy and Sweets

Buddy Rich September 9, 2003

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