Murray McEachern

Murray McEachern

Real Name:
Murray McEachern
Jazz trombone player and saxophonist, born August 16, 1915 in Toronto, Canada. Proficient on several instruments, including trombone, trumpet, and bass, he made his US debut as a novelty act in 1936 in Chicago. He toured with Jack Hylton And His Orchestra, Benny Goodman And His Orchestra (as trombone soloist 1936-8), and Glen Gray & The Casa Loma Orchestra (as trombonist and alto saxophonist 1938-41).

McEachern was a member of the US Armed Forces Entertainment Division during World War II. He also led his own band and played with Bob Crosby's radio orchestra in the 1940s. He later became a Hollywood studio musician, playing the trombone solos heard in the movies The Glenn Miller Story (1953), The Benny Goodman Story (1955), and Paris Blues (1961).

Murray McEachern died in Los Angeles, CA on April 28, 1982.
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Murray McEachern Discography Tracks


Murray McEachern Music For Sleepwalkers Only Key Records (4) US 1956 Sell This Version
T 899 Murray McEachern Caress(LP, Mono) Capitol Records T 899 US 1957 Sell This Version
DLP25620 Murray McEachern Warm Trombone/Silken Sax(LP, Album) Dot Records DLP25620 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

WG-EPN 191 Murray McEachern Music For Sleepwalkers Only(7", EP) W & G WG-EPN 191 Australia 1956 Sell This Version
9, 10 Helen O'Connell And Murray McEachern Helen O'Connell And Murray McEachern - Navy Swings(12") The Navy Swings 9, 10 US 1963 Sell This Version