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Bennie Green
Birth name Bennie Green
Born April 16, 1923(1923-04-16)
Origin United States Chicago, Illinois
Died March 23, 1977 (aged 53)
Genres Jazz
Instruments trombone
Associated acts Charlie Ventura
Earl Hines

Bennie Green (16 April 1923, Chicago, Illinois – 23 March 1977) was an American jazz trombonist. He worked in the orchestras of Earl Hines and Charlie Ventura and recorded as leader through the 1950s and 1960s.[1]


  • 1951: Trombone by Three Prestige/OJC
  • 1954: Benny Green Jubilee
  • 1955: Bennie Green Blows His Horn Prestige/OJC
  • 1955: Bennie Green Sextet Prestige
  • 1955: Blow Your Horn Decca
  • 1956: With Art Farmer Prestige/OJC
  • 1956: Walking Down Prestige/OJC
  • 1958: Back on the Scene Blue Note
  • 1958: Soul Stirrin' Blue Note
  • 1958: The Swingin'est Vee-Jay
  • 1958: Minor Revelation Blue Note
  • 1958: The 45 Session Blue Note
  • 1959: Walkin' & Talkin' Blue Note
  • 1960: Bennie Green Bainbridge
  • 1960: Catwalk Bethlehem
  • 1960: Bennie Green Quintet Swings the Blues Enrica
  • 1961: Glidin' Along Jazzland
  • 1961: Hornful of Soul



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