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Who is Gus Aiken?
Gus Aiken: Augustus "Gus" Aiken was an early jazz trumpeter who also did blues. He started with the Jenkins Orphanage band.
- also known as Aiken, Gus
- born on (112 years ago) in Charleston
- member of musical group Perry Bradford's Jazz Phools
- died on (42 years ago) in New York City
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A Century of Musicals in Black and White: An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans (1993)
An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans by Bernard L. Peterson Jr.
Gus Aiken and Red Harlen (trumpets), Herb Gregory (trombone), Otto Hardwick and Wayman Carver (reeds), Don Kirkpatrick (piano), and Sid Catlett ( drums).
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