Willie Dennis

Real Name:
William DeBerardinis
Profile:
Jazz trombonist, born January 10, 1926, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, died July 8, 1965, New York, New York.
Played in big bands with leaders such as Elliot Lawrence 1946, Claude Thornhill and Sam Donahue. Recorded with Charles Mingus in 1953 and 1959, and toured with him 1956-1957. Played with Benny Goodman and Woody Herman in 1958, joined Buddy Rich's quintet in 1959. He played with Gerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Band in the early 1960s.
Married to Morgana King.
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Albums

DLP-5 Willie Dennis - Debut Records' Jazz Workshop, Volume One: Trombone Rapport album art J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Benny Green*, Willie Dennis J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Benny Green*, Willie Dennis - Debut Records' Jazz Workshop, Volume One: Trombone Rapport (Album) Debut Records DLP-5 US 1953 Sell This Version
DLP-14 Willie Dennis - Debut Records' Jazz Workshop, Volume 2: Trombone Rapport album art J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Benny Green*, Willie Dennis J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Benny Green*, Willie Dennis - Debut Records' Jazz Workshop, Volume 2: Trombone Rapport Debut Records DLP-14 US 1955 Sell This Version
DEB-126 Willie Dennis - Four Trombones album art Kai Winding + J.J. Johnson + Bennie Green + Willie Dennis And Featuring John Lewis (2) & Charlie Mingus* Kai Winding + J.J. Johnson + Bennie Green + Willie Dennis And Featuring John Lewis (2) & Charlie Mingus* - Four Trombones (Album) Debut Records DEB-126 USA & Canada 1957 Sell This Version
SCP 433 Willie Dennis - Jazz Mission To Moscow (Featuring Top Jazz Artists On Their Return From Tour Of Soviet Union 1962) album art Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Willie Dennis, Mel Lewis Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Willie Dennis, Mel Lewis - Jazz Mission To Moscow (Featuring Top Jazz Artists On Their Return From Tour Of Soviet Union 1962) (Album) Colpix Records SCP 433 US 1962 Sell This Version
86005 Willie Dennis - Four Trombones album art Four Trombones* - J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green, Willie Dennis, Charlie Mingus*, John Lewis (2) Four Trombones* - J.J. Johnson, Kai Winding, Bennie Green, Willie Dennis, Charlie Mingus*, John Lewis (2) - Four Trombones (Album) Fantasy 86005 US 1962 Sell This Version
CP 433 Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Willie Dennis, Mel Lewis Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Willie Dennis, Mel Lewis - Jazz Mission To Moscow (Featuring Top Jazz Artists On Their Return From Tour Of Soviet Union 1962)(LP, Album) Colpix Records CP 433 Canada 1962 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

CP 657 Willie Dennis - Mission To Moscow album art Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Mel Lewis, Willie Dennis Featuring Eddie Costa Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Mel Lewis, Willie Dennis Featuring Eddie Costa - Mission To Moscow(7", Promo) Colpix Records CP 657 US 1962 Sell This Version
XCP 648 Willie Dennis - The Sochi Boatman album art Zoot Sims - Phil Woods - Bill Crow - Mel Lewis - Willie Dennis Zoot Sims - Phil Woods - Bill Crow - Mel Lewis - Willie Dennis - The Sochi Boatman(7", Promo) Colpix Records XCP 648 US Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

P-24097 Willie Dennis - Four Trombones...The Debut Recordings album art J. J. Johnson* · Kai Winding · Bennie Green · Willie Dennis J. J. Johnson* · Kai Winding · Bennie Green · Willie Dennis - Four Trombones...The Debut Recordings (Comp) Prestige P-24097 US 1981 Sell This Version