Aiken, Buddy (1900-1927)

AKA:  Aiken [Aitken and Aikin], “Buddy” or “Bud” Eugene or Gene

Trombonist; played in the Jenkins Orphanage Band from 1912; toured with Fletcher Henderson (1921) and worked with Willie Gant, Wilbur Sweatman, Elmer Snowden, Charlie Johnson; he played and recorded with Perry Bradford’s Jazz Phools along with Herb Flemming, Garvin Bushell, Bubber Miley and brother, Gus Aiken, and on recordings with Ethel Waters and Louis Armstrong.

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