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Babe Russin (1911–1984)

Largely self-taught tenor saxophonist and clarinettist Irving 'Babe' Russin was a prolific free-lance recording artist of the 1930's and 40's, noted for his improvisational skills. He also worked on and off with many of the top bands of the era, beginning with the California Ramblers in 1926, followed by spells with Smith Ballew (1926-27), Ben ... See full bio »

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A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born Music Department
The Glenn Miller Story
The Kovak Box
The Kovak Box Soundtrack
The Desert Rats
The Desert Rats Music Department


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 1954 A Star Is Born (musician: tenor sax - uncredited)
 1953 The Desert Rats (musician: clarinet - uncredited)
 1952 What Price Glory (musician: clarinet - uncredited)
 1952 The Return of Gilbert & Sullivan (Short) (musician: tenor sax - uncredited)
 1951 Fixed Bayonets! (musician: clarinet - uncredited)
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 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
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 2006 The Kovak Box (performer: "Gloomy Sunday")
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 1954 The Glenn Miller Story

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