Lou McGarity

Lou McGarity

born on 22/7/1917 in Athens, GA, United States

died on 28/8/1971 in Alexandria, VA, United States

Alias Robert McGarity

Lou McGarity

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Lou McGarity (July 22, 1917– August 28, 1971) was an American jazz trombonist, violinist and vocalist born in Athens, GA, perhaps most noteworthy for his works with Benny Goodman throughout the 1940s. During this period and throughout his career McGarity also collaborated often with Eddie Condon. In the 1950s McGarity worked with artists such as Neal Hefti, Cootie Williams and Muggsy Spanier. McGarity also was a studio musician for Arthur Godfrey on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts television show.

Select discography

  • Some Like it Hot (Jubille)
  • Blue Lou (Argo, 1960)

As sideman

With Kenny Davern

With Benny Goodman

With Bobby Hackett
  • Creole Cookin' (Verve, 1967)

With J. J. Johnson

  • J.J.'s Broadway (Verve, 1963)

With Jimmy McPartland

  • The Music Man Goes Dixieland (Epic Records)

With Charlie Parker

  • Big Band (Clef, 1954)

With The World's Greatest Jazz Band

  • The World's Greatest Jazz Band Volume II (Douglass Phonodisc)
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