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John Ewing: 1917-2002
John Ewing

Born: January 19, 1917 in Topeka, Kansas
Died: February 1, 2002 in Pasadena, Cailfornia

Trombonist Streamline Ewing

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John Richard "Streamline" Ewing was a trombonist who worked with a number of major bands in the late 1930s and 1940s, including those led by Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway and Jimmie Lunceford. He moved to California, where he became a freelance studio musician. He worked with Teddy Buckner from 1956 into the 1980s, and led his own band briefly in the late 1950s.

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