William White

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This artist played trombone on recording sessions in the '20s and '30s, including interpretations of classic jazz and vocal music material by Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. His performing activities began…
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This artist played trombone on recording sessions in the '20s and '30s, including interpretations of classic jazz and vocal music material by Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. His performing activities began in minstrel shows during the late 20th century. William White also wrote and published compositions such as "Keep Moving" in 1915, a ditty in the trendy cakewalk groove. In the subsequent decades White was a member of popular dance bands, among them the ensembles of Vincent Lopez and Tommy Dorsey, the latter a fellow trombonist. Recordings of White in action tend to show up on compilations of material from the swing era, clearly the most entertaining of which is the spooky Halloween Stomp.