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Rob McConnell, Jazz Trombonist and Big Band Leader, Dies at 75

Canadian led Boss Brass and won numerous awards for his arrangements and recordings

Rob McConnell
Rob McConnell Boss Brass Album
Rob McConnell Tentet

Rob McConnell, a Canadian valve trombonist, arranger and bandleader, died on May 1 of liver cancer. He was 75.

Robert Murray Gordon McConnell was born on February 14, 1935 in London, Ontario. He studied music with a variety of jazz artists and instructors, including Don Thompson, Maynard Ferguson and Gordon Delamont.

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