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Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (July 26, 1914 – November 11, 1993) was an American trumpet player and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel". He is most remembered for composing the jazz standard "Tuxedo Junction" (1939) with saxophonist and arranger Bill Johnson. The song became a popular hit during World War II, rising to No. 7 nationally (version by the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra) and to No. 1 nationally (version by the Glenn Miller Orchestra). Vocalists who were featured with Erskine's orchestra include Ida James, Delores Brown and Della Reese. Hawkins was named after Alabama industrialist Erskine Ramsay.

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  • Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (July 26, 1914 – November 11, 1993) was an American trumpet player and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel". He is most remembered for composing the jazz standard "Tuxedo Junction" (1939) with saxophonist and arranger Bill Johnson. The song became a popular hit during World War II, rising to No. 7 nationally (version by the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra) and to No. 1 nationally (version by the Glenn Miller Orchestra). Vocalists who were featured with Erskine's orchestra include Ida James, Delores Brown and Della Reese. Hawkins was named after Alabama industrialist Erskine Ramsay.
  • Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (* 26. Juli 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama; † 11. November 1993 in Willingboro, New Jersey) war ein US-amerikanischer Jazzmusiker (Trompeter), Arrangeur und Bandleader des Swing.
  • Erskine Hawkins (Birmingham (Alabama), 26 juli 1914 - Willingboro (New Jersey), 11 november 1993) was een Amerikaans jazztrompettist en orkestleider.
  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hawkins.Erskine HawkinsFichier:Erskine Hawkins.jpg Erskine Hawkins en 1947 Erskine Hawkins (né le 26 juillet 1914 à Birmingham (Alabama), mort le 11 novembre 1993 à New York) est un musicien de jazz, trompettiste et compositeur. Il est connu comme étant le compositeur du morceau Tuxedo Junction, composé en 1939 avec Bill Johnson, mais aussi de After Hours et Tippin' In. Il a donné l'occasion à un saxophoniste tel que Bill Crump d'enregistrer avec lui sur label RCA Victor
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