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Redirected from Big Chief Moore). Big Chief Russell Moore (August 13, 1912 – December 15, 1983) was an American jazz trombonist. Moore was a Pima American Indian, and lived in Blue Island, Illinois from age twelve, where he studied trumpet, piano, drums, French horn, and trombone. He moved to Los Angeles in the early 1930s, where he worked freelance with Lionel Hampton (1935), Eddie Barefield, and others. After moving to New Orleans in 1939, he worked with Oscar Celestin, Kid Rena, .
Moore recalled, "All of a sudden, Elvis just started singing this song, jumping around and acting the fool, and then Bill picked up his bass, and he started acting the fool, too, and I started playing with them. Sam, I think, had the door to the control booth open. Bass singer Jim Wetherington, known universally as the Big Chief, maintained a steady bottom, ceaselessly jiggling first his left leg, then his right, with the material of the pants leg ballooning out and shimmering. He went about as far as you could go in gospel music," said Jake Hess. The women would jump up, just like they do for the pop shows.
A fine Dixieland trombonist (although never a major player), Big Chief Russell Moore had a lengthy and busy career. A member of the American Indian Pima tribe, Moore moved to Blue Island, IL in 1924 and studied music with his uncle, playing trumpet, piano, drums and french horn before settling on trombone. He relocated to Los Angeles in the early 1930s and worked with Lionel Hampton (1935), with Eddie Barefield and as a freelance player. Moore moved to New Orleans in 1939 where he played with Oscar Celestin, Kid Rena, . Piron and Paul Barbarin.
Big Chief Russell Moore (August 13, 1912 – December 15, 1983) was an American jazz trombonist. Piron, Paul Barbarin, Ernie Fields, Harlan Leonard, and Noble Sissle . Moore had been working with pianist Eddie Wilcox shortly before Wilcox died in 1968. Moore played with Cozy Cole in 1977 and Keith Smith in 1981. He recorded as a leader in 1953 for Vogue and Trutone, and in 1973 for Jazz Art. References. Piron, Paul Barbarin, Ernie Fields, Harlan Leonard, and Noble Sissle
First Name: Russell Last Name: Moore Alternate Name(s): Big Chief Moore Skills/Instrument: trombone Gender: m Date of Birth: Tuesday, August 13, 1912 Birthplace: Blue Island, I. Alternate Name(s): Big Chief Moore. Skills/Instrument: trombone. Gender: m. Date of Birth: August 13, 1912.
Discover the fascinating career of Russell ‘Big Chief’ Moore, an influential jazz trombonist and Gila River Indian Community member. Moore performed with Lionel Hampton, Frank Sinatra, and Billie Holiday. His journey went from Gila Crossing, AZ to playing with Territorial bands in the South, Big Band’s in . Enjoy images, videos, & sound clips of this important O’odham jazz musician and activist for Native American in the arts. Big Chief Donald Harrison is bringing the flavor of NOLA to AZ to help his friend Doc Jones to Unite the State Around a Bill declaring April Jazz Month, and April 30th Int’l Jazz Day a holiday. Arizona is in for a Dance Party. Jazz Meets Funk Vol. II, featuring Sean Jones & Dwayne Dolphin. Straight-ahead jazz trumpeter Sean Jones and funk bassist Dwayne Dolphin have a musical meeting of the minds with their second Jazz Meets Funk project.
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