Jean Goldkette

Real Name:
Jean Goldkette
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American jazz bandleader.
Born probably in France but possibly in Greece, his mother Angela Goldkette, was a circus peformer from Denmark, his father unknown.
Spending his childhood in Greece and Russia, where as a child prodigy he studied piano at The Moscow Conservatory.
His family moved to America in 1911.
Goldkette leased a ballroom in Detroit and his band Jean Goldkette And His Orchestra had great success, helping him forge a business empire acting as an agency for twenty orchestras & owning many dance halls.
Born : March 18, 1899 in Valenciennes, France.
Died : March 24, 1962 in Santa Barbara, California.
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Jean Goldkette Discography Tracks

Albums

TOM-47 Jean Goldkette - Jean Goldkette And His Orchestra 1924-1929 album art Jean Goldkette Jean Goldkette And His Orchestra 1924-1929(LP) The Old Masters TOM-47 Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

95/96 Jean Goldkette - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era album art Les Brown / Jean Goldkette / Richard Himber Les Brown / Jean Goldkette / Richard Himber - The Greatest Recordings Of The Big Band Era(2xLP, Comp, Red) The Franklin Mint Record Society 95/96 US 1985 Sell This Version
CBC 1-084 Jean Goldkette - Jean Goldkette 1924-1929 album art Jean Goldkette Jean Goldkette 1924-1929(CD, Comp) Timeless Records (3) CBC 1-084 UK & Europe 2003 Sell This Version