Note(s)Harry (Sweets) Edison (1915-1999) was an American trumpeter active in Ohio, St. Louis, and New York. Edison became an important soloist with Count Basie and occasionally composed and wrote arrangements for the group. In 1944 he played a prominent role in the film Jammin' the Blues. In the 1950s Edison led his own groups, traveled with Jazz at the Philharmonic, and worked as a freelance with other orchestras, then settled on the West Coast, where he became a successful studio musician. He worked with Buddy Rich and toured with Frank Sinatra.
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