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Earl Bostic (1913–1965)

Earl Bostic was born on April 25, 1913 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He died on October 28, 1965 in Rochester, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Smoke
Smoke Soundtrack
(1995)
Permanent Vacation
Permanent Vacation Soundtrack
(1980)
Cry-Baby
Cry-Baby Soundtrack
(1990)
Blue in the Face
Blue in the Face Soundtrack
(1995)

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 1995 Blue in the Face (writer: "Brooklyn Boogie")
 1995 Smoke (writer: "Brooklyn Boogie")
 1993 The Grey Light of November ("Harlem Nocturne", "Night Train", "Serenade", "Blue Skies") / (arranger: "Harlem Nocturne", "Night Train", "Serenade", "Blue Skies") / (performer: "Harlem Nocturne", "Night Train", "Serenade", "Blue Skies")
 1991 Liebestraum (performer: "Liebestraum", "The Merry Widow Waltz")
 1991 Muuttolinnun aika ("Danube Waves (Donau Wellen)", "Liebestraum No. 3 (S.541/R.211)", "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice") / (arranger: "Danube Waves (Donau Wellen)", "Liebestraum No. 3 (S.541/R.211)", "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice") / (performer: "Danube Waves (Donau Wellen)", "Liebestraum No. 3 (S.541/R.211)", "My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice", "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes")
 1990 Cry-Baby (performer: "JUNGLE DRUMS")
 1980 Permanent Vacation (performer: "Up There in Orbit") / (writer: "Up There in Orbit")
 1958 Timex All-Star Jazz Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 November 1958 (1958) ... (writer: "Let Me Off Uptown" - uncredited)
 1942 Let Me Off Uptown (Short) (writer: "Let Me Off Uptown")
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 1949 I Ain't Gonna Open That Door (Short)
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Other Works:

CD: "The Very Best of Earl Bostic" (Columbia)

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Earl Bostic and His Orchestra
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Worked variously in bands led by Don Redman, Cab Calloway and Lionel Hampton. Arranged for Hampton, Louis Prima and Jack Teagarden. See more »

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