Mike Pingitore

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Editing Mike Pingitore (1888–1952) was a member of Paul Whiteman's Orchestra.[1]He was the elder brother of Eugene Pingitore, also a notable banjo player who moved to Australia.[citation needed] Whiteman discovered him playing tenor banjo and he became part of the rhythm section for Paul Whiteman's band.[citation needed]

Recognition[edit]

Pingitore was inducted into the Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame in 2005 for his efforts and contributions as a performer.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Berrett, Joshua (2004). Louis Armstrong & Paul Whiteman: two kings of jaz. Yale University Press. p. 17. ISBN 0-300-10384-0.