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Joe Wilder (1922–2014)

Joe Wilder was born on February 22, 1922 in Colwyn, Pennsylvania, USA. He is known for his work on Everyone Says I Love You (1996), Mighty Aphrodite (1995) and Malcolm X (1992). He was married to Solveig Wilder. He died on May 9, 2014 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Everyone Says I Love You
Everyone Says I Love You Music Department
Mighty Aphrodite
Mighty Aphrodite Music Department
Malcolm X
Malcolm X Music Department
Requiem for a Heavyweight
Requiem for a Heavyweight Music Department


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 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (musician: trumpet)
 1995 Mighty Aphrodite (musician: Dick Hyman Orchestra)
 1992 Malcolm X (musician: trumpet, Malcolm X Orchestra - as Joseph Wilder)
 1992 Alan & Naomi (musician: trumpet)
 1980 Stardust Memories (featured musician: Jazz Heaven Orchestra)
 1962 Requiem for a Heavyweight (musician: trumpet, uncredited)
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 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Trumpet Player
- Play It Again, Russell (1986) ... Trumpet Player (as Joseph B. Wilder)
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 1996 Everyone Says I Love You (performer: "All My Life" (1936))
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 2002 Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show (Video documentary) (special thanks)
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 2008 Over Here (TV Short documentary)
 2007 Anita O'Day: The Life of a Jazz Singer (Documentary)
 2002 Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show (Video documentary)
 1998 Ageless Heroes (TV Movie documentary)
 1957 The Seven Lively Arts (TV Series)
Himself - Trumpeter with Count Basie
- The Sound of Jazz (1957) ... Himself - Trumpeter with Count Basie

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Joseph B. Wilder | Joseph Wilder

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Trumpet and flugelhorn player and composer, the son of a bass player/bandleader and trained for music in his home town. Began with the big band of Les Hite and during the 1940's and 50's had spells with Jimmie Lunceford, Herbie Fields, Sam Donahue, Lucky Millinder, Noble Sissle, Dizzy Gillespie, and Count Basie. By the late 1950's, he worked as staff musician for American radio and TV studios, ... See more »

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