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Ed Polcer (born February 10, 1937 in Paterson, New Jersey) is an American classic jazz cornetist, band leader, festival director, club owner/manager and mentor of young musicians. He has been described as a "melodic mellow-toned cornetist with an unforced delivery". Ed started leading jazz bands while attending Princeton University. While at Princeton studying engineering, Ed was headed toward a promising career as a professional baseball player. During that time, he was asked to play at the Monaco wedding of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier, as well as a concert in Carnegie Hall, so Ed made the decision to follow the music instead of a baseball career. When cornetist Bobby Hackett recommen...

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35th Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival Announced ...
(Piano) Mark Shane, Rossano Sportiello, (Guitar) Nate Najar, (Vibes) Chuck Redd, Cornet-Ed Polcer, (Trombone) Dion Tucker, (Reeds) Adrian Cunningham and Dan Levinson, (Bass) Nicki Parrott & Herman Burney, (Trumpet) Bria Skonberg, ...
Author: admin  (21 Oct 2014)

Another delicious version of Mister Waller's SQUEEZE ME — this time from the 2014 Atlanta Jazz Party, with a cast of characters: Dan Block, clarinet; Duke Heitger, Ed Polcer, Bria Skonberg, trumpets; John Cocuzzi, piano; Paul Keller, string ...
Author: jazzlives  (18 Oct 2014)

Luca Filastro Jazz Quartet | Rome - Events in City
Giacomini ha partecipato a innumerevoli festival jazz a fianco di grandi nomi italiani, come Lino Patruno, Renzo Arbore, Romano Mussolini, e internazionali come Ed Polcer, Dan Barrett, Tom Baker, Jim Galloway, Kenny Davern, Evan ...
Author: unknown  (24 Sep 2014)

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