Bennie Green

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Bennie Green
Birth name Bennie Green
Born (1923-04-16)April 16, 1923
Origin Chicago, Illinois
Died March 23, 1977(1977-03-23) (aged 53)
Genres Jazz
Instruments Trombone
Associated acts Charlie Ventura
Earl Hines

Bennie Green (April 16, 1923 – March 23, 1977) was an American jazz trombonist.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Green worked in the orchestras of Earl Hines and Charlie Ventura, and recorded as bandleader through the 1950s and 1960s.[1]


As leader[edit]

As sideman[edit]

With Miles Davis

With Dizzy Gillespie

With Ike Quebec

With Sonny Stitt

  • Pow! (Prestige, 1965 [1967])

With Randy Weston