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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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New Orleans News and Views – The Loose Marbles | San ...
However, the trumpet player who also play foot cymbal and drumstick rhythms is Ben Polcer, a University of Michigan Music School graduate and son of Ed Polcer who played cornet at Eddie Condon's club in New York in the 70's. Mike Magro ...
Author: admin  (9 Jul 2015)
Photos: North Carolina Jazz Festival - JazzTimes
Ed Polcer from the North Carolina Jazz Festival. By Mark Robbins. Herman_burney_depth1. 6. Herman Burney from the North Carolina Jazz Festival. By Mark Robbins. Kevin_dorn_depth1. 7. Kevin Dorn from the North Carolina Jazz Festival.
Author: Mark Robbins  (18 Jun 2015)
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... Musical Theatre Festival show, Where All The Rivers Go To Sleep. Jesse Gelber (piano) and Kate Manning (vocals) are joined by Ronnie Magri (drums), Jay Rattman (bass saxophone), Jake Handelman (trombone), and Ed Polcer (trumpet).
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