Wayne Andre


Born: November 17, 1931 in Manchester, Connecticut, USA.
Died: August 26, 2003 in New York, New York, USA.

American trombonist. Began studying trombone at the age of 15. Had his first gig playing with Charlie Spivak's band in his early twenties. Played with various bands and orchestras in the 50's after serving a stint in the military.

After 1958, did mostly freelance work, backing such acts as Art Farmer, Toots Thielemans, Gerry Mulligan, Benny Goodman, Astrud Gilberto, Wes Montgomery, Manny Albam, Kenny Burrell, Patti Austin, The Manhattan Transfer, Steely Dan, Alice Cooper, and dozens more.

He remained active until shortly before his death from cancer at the age of 71.

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In Groups:Art Farmer Tentet, Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra, Doc Severinsen And His Orchestra, George Williams And His Orchestra, Gerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Band, Jaco Pastorius Big Band, Kai Winding And His Septet, Lalo Schifrin & Orchestra, The Jazz Interactions Orchestra, Urbie Green And Twenty Of The "World's Greatest", Woody Herman And His Orchestra, Woody Herman And The Fourth Herd, Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd (2), Woody Herman Band, Woody Herman Sextet, The Quincy Jones Big Band
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