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us: Larkin, Milt, 1910-1996

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    • us: Larkin, Milton, 1910-1996
    • us: Larkin, Tippy, 1910-1996
    • us: Larkin, Dippy, 1910-1996
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        (naf) United States
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        (naf) Navasota (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Houston (Tex.)
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        • Organization: (naf) Phillis Wheatley High School (Houston, Tex.)
        • Organization: (naf) United States Army Band
        • Organization: (naf) Copasetics
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Milton Larkin Orchestra (Musical group)
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        (lcsh) Jazz musicians
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    • Sources

      • found: Milt Larkin, Ray Meadow (Little Rock) [SR] 1975: label (Milt Larkin, leader)
      • found: WWW site, July 29, 2004: Katalog (Milt Larkin; b. 1910, Houston, Texas; d. 1996, Houston, Texas)
      • found: Handbook of Texas online, Oct. 20, 2010 (Larkin, Milton (Tippy) (1910-1996) ; jazz trumpeter and bandleader)
      • found: Pete Daily's Dixieland Band. Daily rag [SR] 1949?: label (Dippy Larkin)
      • found: African American National Biography, accessed February 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Larkin, Milton; jazz musician, bandleader; born 10 October 1910 in Navasota, Texas, United States; attended Phillis Wheatley High School in Houston, among the largest black secondary schools in the nation; played with Chester Boone's orchestra (1934-1936); formed his own band (by late 1936); the band had worked the West Coast and New York (by 1942); the Milton Larkin Orchestra was booked to play in Chicago at the prestigious Rhumboogie Club (1942); drafted into the US Army (1943); performed with the Army Band; reformed his orchestra (1946); was frequently in New York City (late 1940s-the 1970s); was a founding member of the influential Harlem-based entertainment fraternity The Copasetics (1949); album “Down Home Saturday Night” by Milt Larkin & His All Stars appeared on the Copasetic label (1976); moved back to Houston (1977); died 31 August 1996 in Houston, Texas, United States)
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