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Ward Kimball: 1914-2002
Ward Kimball

Born: March 4, 1914 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died: July 8, 2002 in Arcadia, California

Ward Kimbell, trombonist and founder of Firehouse Five

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Ward Kimball was most famous as a distinguished animator for the Disney studio, but he was also a fine jazz trombonist. He was a founding member of the popular jazz group, The Firehouse Five Plus Two, which recorded albums, played concerts and appeared both on television and in films.

JJA members are invited to submit a full obituary or appreciation.

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