Mossback's Northwest

Frank Waldron & the Jackson Street Jazz Scene

11/16/2022 | 5m 42s

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Frank Waldron was a fixture of Seattleā€™s Jazz Age Jackson Street scene. He taught trumpet as his studio near Rainier and Boren where his students included many jazz greats and Quincy Jones. He composed original music being rediscovered today. And he was a featured on the first Black music group to be allowed to play in downtown Seattle for white audiences, the Whangdoodle Orchestra.

Aired: 11/16/22 | Rating: NR

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