George Treadwell
American jazz trumpeter
George Treadwell
George McKinley Treadwell was an American jazz trumpeter. Treadwell played in the house band at Monroe's in Harlem in 1941-42, then worked with Benny Carter later in 1942 in Florida. Following stints with Ace Harris's Sunset Royals and Tiny Bradshaw, Treadwell worked with Cootie Williams (1943-46) and J.C. Heard (1946-47).
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Area agencies lend hand to help homeless into homes - StarNewsOnline.com
Google News - over 5 years
George Treadwell was homeless for 15 years before staffers at Good Shepherd Center helped him find housing. You might think that the emergency overnight shelter at Good Shepherd Center has been operating at capacity during this economic downturn
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Appreciation: My Eight Essential Tracks from Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford - HitFix (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
"There Goes My Baby" (Leiber, Stoller, Ben E. King, Lover Patterson, George Treadwell): The Drifters' version was recorded long before I was a glint in my mama and daddy's eyes, but this is THE version. Growing up in the South, this classic became part
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Google News - over 5 years
more On this day in 1958, the manager of The Drifters, George Treadwell, sacked the entire group and hired the unknown Ben E. King and The Five Crowns as their replacements. On this day in 1972, Rolling Stones Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were
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Fayrene Treadwell - NorthJersey.com
Google News - over 5 years
Faye married the late George Treadwell, legendary manager of the late Sarah Vaughn, Dinah Washington, Billie Holiday, Sammy Davis Jr. and The Drifters. Upon her husband's death, Faye bought out his business partners and assumed management of The
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RIP Faye Treadwell - Spinning Soul: Classic Soul and R&B News
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Treadwell made her own path through show business in 1967, following the death of her musician-manager husband, George Treadwell, an original member of the Drifters. George also managed the careers of such giants as Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and
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Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell, Former Drifters Manager, Dead at 84 - Spinner
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Treadwell began managing the Drifters after the band's manager, her husband George Treadwell, died in 1967. She then took up the reins for the 'This Magic Moment' singers, even winning them a long-running lawsuit that stopped promoters from infringing ... - -
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Elsbeary Hobbs, 59, Singer With Drifters
NYTimes - over 20 years
Elsbeary Hobbs, the bass singer with the rhythm-and-blues vocal group the Drifters, died on May 31 at Veterans Hospital in Manhattan. He was 59. The cause was throat and lung cancer, said Larry Marshak, his manager. Mr. Hobbs was born in Manhattan, where he joined the vocal group the Five Crowns, led by Ben E. King, in 1956. When the original
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Sarah Vaughan, 'Divine One' Of Jazz Singing, Is Dead at 66
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: Sarah Vaughan, a singer who brought an operatic splendor to her performances of popular standards and jazz, died of lung cancer on Tuesday at her home in the Los Angeles suburb of Hidden Hills. She was 66 years old. Sarah Vaughan, a singer who brought an operatic splendor to her performances of popular standards and jazz, died of lung cancer
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  • 1967
    Died in 1967.
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  • 1947
    As a member of Heard's ensemble, he accompanied Etta Jones and Sarah Vaughan, and he married Vaughan in 1947.
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  • 1946
    He also recorded with Dicky Wells and Ethel Waters in 1946. Treadwell quit playing late in the 1940s to work as Vaughan's manager, and continued in this capacity after they divorced in 1957.
    More Details Hide Details He also managed The Drifters and Ruth Brown and did artists and repertoire (A&R) work in the 1950s. After 1959 Treadwell also worked as a songwriter.
  • 1918
    Born in 1918.
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