George Roberts
George Roberts
George Roberts is an American trombonist. Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, George began his career after service in the US Navy with the Ray Robbins Band, and then quit to join Gene Krupa in 1947, where he was in the same section with Urbie Green. It was Urbie's lyric tenor trombone playing that inspired George to be an "Urbie" one octave lower.
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Attention George Roberts. NO ONE can collect Social Security unless they have paid into it or are a beneficiary of one who has paid into it. There is no law to repeal. President Obama sacrifices middle class 401(k) savings plans to pay for
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PennDOT eyes light for Hazle Twp. danger area - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
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George Roberts, the district's director, said installing a temporary signal would cost between $120000 and $140000, and even installing a flashing beacon would run close to $50000. He said the funds just aren't there for those sorts of short-term fixes
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EX PARTE KOHLBERG KRAVIS ROBERTS & COMPANY, L.P. - Leagle.com
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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., LP ("KKR"), KKR Associates, LP ("KKR Associates"), KKR Partners II, LP ("KKR Partners II"), and Crimson Associates, LP ("Crimson Associates"), and individual defendants Paul Raether, James Greene, Jr., George Roberts,
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Special awards for veterans - Daily Democrat
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George Roberts, the first Tuskegee Airmen pilot selected for training. For decades, Edith Roberts has traveled the United States giving speeches and attending conferences and events to tell how the first African-American fighter pilot unit came to be
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Esther I. Roberts, 97 - Muncie Star Press
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... nephew in law, Wilbur Stickler, Farmland; two stepsons, Richard Roberts (wife, Frances J.), Casselberry, Florida and George Roberts (wife, Bonnie), Selma; her longtime friend, Pat Sitzes, Muncie; also surviving are several great nieces and nephews
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Q&A: Perry Hall High Principal Calls for Community Support - Patch.com
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On a recent Friday afternoon, Principal George Roberts wore a T-shirt and jeans. He didn't walk from the library to his office, he jogged. There were no students in the school, but Roberts talked about their return with excitement
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Juries out in two murder trials in Santa Cruz County court - Santa Cruz Sentinel
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Wade reminded the jury that George Roberts Jr. -- who was at the Felix Street house the night of the alleged murder -- said several times that he saw Hunt enter a bathroom and heard water running after the struggle in the garage
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Closing arguments begin in Elias Sorokin murder trial in Santa Cruz - San Jose Mercury News
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Her brother, George Roberts Jr., was 17, homeless and also staying at Skuba's home at the time. Gigarjian said George Roberts Jr. and their father, George Roberts Sr., were inconsistent in interviews with authorities. None of them were credible,
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Fit CIty Challenge receives national recognition - KYTX
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Dave Berry, Editor of the Tyler Morning Telegraph and George Roberts, CEO of the Northeast Texas Public Health District said when the steering committee kicked off the Fit City Challenge, they had no clue the impact it would have heading into its
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ROBERTS v. STATE - Leagle.com
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The state charged appellant, George Roberts, with three counts of lewd and lascivious molestation and one count of lewd conduct arising out of appellant's alleged sexual abuse of his older daughter. Roberts had rotating custody of his daughters with
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Price is right for job as Severna Park football coach - Annapolis Capital
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An offensive and defensive coordinator with the Falcons since 2004, Price became just the fourth coach in Falcons history, joining Hines, Andy Borland and George Roberts. Price is also the eighth new football coach in Anne Arundel County since the 2010
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News, articles and events from the Northcentral region of Pennsylvania - NorthcentralPa.com
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Six-year old George Roberts of Wilkes-Barre is gone, but certainly not forgotten. The little boy, sometimes called Georgie, died Wednesday after stroking his head at the pool and then being flown to Geisinger. His mother and step-father have come out
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Playwright Tom Poole still unconscious, stable - Minnesota Public Radio
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Today I spoke with George Roberts, Poole's brother-in-law, about the latest. While Poole's basic vital signs are stable, he has not regained consciousness. Here's an excerpt of an update he posted to Tom's Caring Bridge website: The most challenging
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It's not just Greece you have to worry about, but the other cot cases as well - Sydney Morning Herald
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One of them is Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts co-founder George Roberts, who is visiting Australia this week. The Australian dollar, always a proxy for global growth and commodities demand, has risen from $US1.04 on Monday when fears about Greece peaked to
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Navy faults causing chronic delays, audit finds - ABC Online
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An audit of the Australian Navy has found significant deficiencies in its ability to buy equipment it needs. The National Audit Office has released a report on the Navy's effectiveness at working out what equipment it needs and then
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Houston praised by both sides of politics on retirement as Defence chief - ABC Online
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GEORGE ROBERTS: Fittingly one of Angus Houston's last marches as Defence Chief was into the National War Memorial with the Prime Minister by his side. GEORGE ROBERTS: But this time it was for a dinner paying tribute to his service and Julia Gillard
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  • 1953
    Roberts opted to stay in Los Angeles rather than go with Kenton on his 1953 European tour, and began working as a freelance substitute.
    More Details Hide Details He was introduced to Nelson Riddle by Lee Gillette, one of the executives at Capitol Records who had produced Kenton recordings. George soon launched a successful studio recording career with Riddle, Don Costa, Billy May, Axel Stordahl, Gordon Jenkins, among others, in sessions with Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Sarah Vaughan, Nat King Cole and many others. As a Hollywood studio musician, Roberts recorded numerous film scores with all the major studios (Jaws, King Kong, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, etc.) and served on the staff orchestras of the major radio and television networks (The Carol Burnett Show, Dinah Shore Show, Academy Awards, etc.). He eventually appeared on over 6000 recordings before retiring.
  • 1949
    When the Krupa band broke up in 1949, George played freelance in Reno for a year before being hired into the Stan Kenton Orchestra from 1950 until 1953, to replace Bart Varsalona, who had left the band during its 1949-50 hiatus.
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  • 1947
    Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, George began his career after service in the US Navy with the Ray Robbins Band, and then quit to join Gene Krupa in 1947, where he was in the same section with Urbie Green.
    More Details Hide Details It was Urbie's lyric tenor trombone playing that inspired George to be an "Urbie" one octave lower.
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