William C. "Buster" Bailey (19 July 1902 – 12 April 1967) was a jazz musician specializing in the clarinet, but also well versed on saxophone. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Bailey was one of the most respected session players of his era.
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... hold until World War II, usually with Kirby, bass Charlie Shavers, trumpet Buster Bailey, clarinet Russell Procope, alto saxophone Billy Kyle, piano O'Neill Spencer, drums "The Biggest Little Band ... Kirby and His Onyx Club Boys, John Kirby and His Orchestra, Buster Bailey and His Rhythm Busters, Buster Bailey and His Sextet ... In 1938 four members of the group (Shavers, Bailey, Kyle and Kirby) participated in two recording sessions for Vocalion Records (11 May and 23 June) accompanying singer Billie Holiday as Billie ...
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“It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter, because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the ordinary.”
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