Will Bradley



Will Bradley

Rating
Active
1930 to 1960
Born
July 12, 1912 in Newton
Died
July 15, 1989
Location
Portland, Oregon, United States
A.K.A.
US boogie woogie trombonist & bandleader
Biography
Bradley was born Wilbur Schwitchenberg on July 12, 1912 in Newton, New Jersey and died on July 15, 1989. Will Bradley will always be remembered most for his boogie-woogie orchestra of the early 1940s. Bradley himself, however, preferred to play ballads and had a long and successful career as a trombonist outside of his band. Bradley was a busy studio musician throughout the 1930s, working with such artists as Red Nichols, Eddie Cantor, Victor Young. Jacques Renard, Nat Shilkret, Andre Kostelanetz, Raymond Paige, Kate Smith, and Al Jolson.

Top Songs by Will Bradley


In a Little Spanish Town

by & Will Bradley Orchestra

When You Wish Upon a Star

by & Will Bradley Orchestra

High On a Windy Hill

by , Ray McKinley & Jimmy Valentine

Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Strange Cargo

Strange Cargo

Will Bradley October 29, 2014

12 Tracks

April in Paris

April in Paris

Will Bradley July 11, 2014

12 Tracks

Vintage Boogie

Vintage Boogie

Will Bradley October 8, 2013

12 Tracks

Big Band Magic 1941

Big Band Magic 1941

Will Bradley September 1, 2012

23 Tracks

Will Bradley and His Orchestra (1940)

Will Bradley and His Orchestra (1940)

Will Bradley May 3, 2011

15 Tracks

Forever More

Forever More

Will Bradley September 1, 2010

14 Tracks

Big Band Boogie

Big Band Boogie

Will Bradley January 1, 2010

12 Tracks

Beat Me Daddy to a Boogie Woogie Beat

Beat Me Daddy to a Boogie Woogie Beat

Will Bradley November 17, 1999

24 Tracks

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