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Buster Bailey (1902–1967)

Buster Bailey was a great clarinet player in jazz. He studied clarinet with Franz Schoeppe, a man who was the professor of Benny Goodman. He played and recorded with Fletcher Henderson, Clarence Williams, Ma Rainey, The Mills blue rhytmm band and others in the twenties and the thirties. He worked with the John Kirby sextet since 1938 until 1946. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Splendor in the Grass
(1961)
Jazz Party
Jazz Party Himself - Clarinestist / Himself - Clarinetist
(1958)
When the Boys Meet the Girls
When the Boys Meet the Girls Clarinetist with Louis Armstrong
(1965)
That's the Spirit
That's the Spirit Band Member
(1933)

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 1965 When the Boys Meet the Girls
Clarinetist with Louis Armstrong (uncredited)
 1961 Splendor in the Grass
Musician (uncredited)
 1947 Sepia Cinderella
Clarinettist - John Kirby Sextet (uncredited)
 1933 That's the Spirit (Short)
Band Member (uncredited)
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 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... (performer: "Basin Street Blues", "C Jam Blues", "Rose Room", "Stompin' at the Savoy" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... (performer: "Stompin' at the Savoy", "Runnin' Wild", "Memphis Blues", "Somebody Loves Me", "Solitude", "St. James Infirmary", "Love Is Just Around the Corner")
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 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Himself
 1958 Jazz Party (TV Series)
Himself - Clarinetist / Himself - Clarinestist
- Episode #1.22 (1958) ... Himself - Clarinetist
- Episode #1.20 (1958) ... Himself - Clarinestist
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