Don Elliott


Double Trumpet Doings

  • Release Date: 30 Nov 1999
  • OJCCD-1925-2

Don Elliott spread his talent across so many endeavors that he never received his due as an inventive jazz artist. Elliott played trumpet, mellophone, and vibes, sang and acted. He did all of that well enough to work with George Shearing, Buddy Rich, Benny Goodman, Billy Taylor, and Teddy Wilson; record with Paul Desmond; appear in a Broadway musical; sing with Hi, Lo, Jack & the Dame; and collaborate in hit novelty recordings. He and Sascha Burland were the "Nutty
Squirrels.&… MORE