Juan Tizol

Juan Tizol
Real name
Juan Vincente Martinez
Born
December 31, 1900
Died
April 23, 1984
Country
United States
Comments
Valve trombonist and composer, best known as a member of Duke Ellington's band, and as the (co)-writer of the jazz standards "Caravan", "Pyramid" and "Perdido". Born in Puerto Rico, he moved to the US in 1920.
Related
Duke Ellington    Member of Ellington's band 1929 to 1944 and 1951 to 1953.
See also
Caravan
Caravan
Caravan
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