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Chubby Jackson
bass: big band

Chubby was raised in Long Island and played clarinet until the age of 16, when he found the bass. He moved to New York and played with several bands until meeting up with Woody Herman. He played in the Herman band at different times in the 40s and 50s. In the 50s he wrote music for children's television and played with Louis Armstrong. Later he played with Harold Baker and Joe Coleman's Big Four. Check out this Chubby Jackson Interview.