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Max Kaminsky
trumpet: Dixieland

A traditional player who was influenced by Louis Armstrong, Max began his career in Boston in the 20s before moving on to Chicago to play with George Wettling and Frank Teschemaker. In the 30s Max recorded with Eddie Condon, Bennny Carter, Bud Freeman and Artie Shaw. The 40s was a period of reviving the tradition of the music for Max, especially when he played with Sindey Bechet, Art Hodes, Willie the Lion Smith and Joe Marsala.