Dave Pell

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How about You? (feat. Bob Enevoldsen, Dave Pell, Johnny Lais, Marty Paich & Ray Leatherwood)
They Can't Take That Away from Me (feat. Bob Enevoldsen, Dave Pell, Johnny Lais, Marty Paich & Ray Leatherwood)
I'll Be around (feat. Bob Enevoldsen, Dave Pell, Johnny Lais, Marty Paich & Ray Leatherwood)

Pell first played in his teens with the big bands of Tony Pastor, Bob Astor, and Bobby Sherwood, and then moved to California in the middle of the 1940s. There he played on Bob Crosby's radio show in 1946, and was a member of Les Brown's band from 1947 to 1955. In 1953 he began working with his own ensembles, mostly as an octet; among the players were Pepper Adams, Benny Carter, Mel Lewis, Red Mit ...