Soul and Jazz and Funk is an independent soul site compiled by Charles Waring and Bill Buckley, Britain’s two most experienced and respected soul writers. Encouraged by his parents, Harold studied music at Ithaca College and the Brooklyn Conservatory, although his studies were interrupted when he was recruited into the Navy during the Second World War. In the early 1960s, he returned to Pittsburgh, where he played in the sessions and became a reference point in the city jazz scene nicknamed “Mister. In the early 1950s, he lived in Boston and worked with Dick Gregory and Ray Charles, after which he formed a his quartet with his brother Jerry on the drums. Jazz trombonist Harold Betters died on Sunday, October 11, at the age of 92. His parents had a club in Pittsburgh and they encouraged their children to play music. Harold’s older brother Jim played the trumpet, and his younger brother Jerry sang and played the drums. HAROLD BETTERS DIES. Born in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, he grew up in Pittsburgh, where he spent most of his life. Please contact us, we offer very competitive prices to publish your ad on our website. When you request an account, you can comment on all your favorite SJF content. Thus, he has recorded 12 albums for Gateway and Reprise. Orders are processed manually.

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