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Harry Edison (I) (1915–1999)

Harry Edison was a composer, songwriter ("Free Eats", "Every Tub") and trumpeter in the Count Basie and His Orchestra between 1937 and 1950, then with Buddy Rich. He toured with Josephine Baker, appeared in "Jazz at the Philharmonic", and made many records. He joined ASCAP in 1959, and his other popular instrumental compositions include "Mutton ... See full bio »


(age 83) in Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Known For

Where's Poppa? Soundtrack
Nights in Rodanthe Soundtrack
Baseball Soundtrack
Urbanissimo Music Department


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 1976 Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (musician: trumpet - uncredited)
 1972 Lady Sings the Blues (musician: trumpet - uncredited)
 1967 Urbanissimo (Short) (musician: soloist - as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)
 1966 Walk Don't Run (music performer - uncredited) / (musician: Trumpet - uncredited)
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Other Works:

CD: "Sweets for the Sweet" (VCL)

Alternate Names:

Harry 'Sweets' Edison

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