Rex William Stewart Jr. was an American jazz cornetist who was a member of the Duke Ellington orchestra.
|Birth name:||Rex William Stewart Jr.|
|Born:||February 22, 1907, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Died:||September 7, 1967, Los Angels, California|
|Associated acts:||Duke Ellington|
|IMDb:||Rex Stewart’s IMDb|
About Rex Stewart
Known for his performances with and compositions written for the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
He collaborated with a few New York musicians before joining Ellington’s orchestra.
He wrote for many print outlets like Down Beat and Playboy.
He raised two sons and two daughters.
Both Stewart and Jan Johansson were invited to tour with the Jazz at the Philharmonic.
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- Swing cornetists
- Dixieland cornetists
- Dixieland trumpeters
- American jazz cornetists
- Swing trumpeters
- Riverside Records artists
- Duke Ellington Orchestra members
- RCA Victor artists
- Musicians from Philadelphia
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