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Hellen Humes

Hellen Humes

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... read moreFrom a musical family, Helen Humes learned to play trumpet and piano as a child, and made her first records for the OKeh label in 1927. After relocating to New York, she recorded with Harry James and, in 1938, joined Count Basie’s band, replacing Billie Holiday. In 1941, Humes relocated to the West...

Key songs

Jet Propelled Papa (06-24-47)
2:46
Complete Jazz Series 1945 - 1947
Unlucky Woman (02-09-42)
3:13
Complete Jazz Series 1927 - 1945
Song Of The Wanderer
3:06
The Early Years
Million Dollar Secret
3:09
The Definitive Collection Of R&B...
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight (05-?-46)
2:44
Complete Jazz Series 1945 - 1947

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