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Earlie Braggs

Earlie Braggs, second trombone, is an experienced jazz professional with and extensive pedigree, He has been performing in Kansas City since 1975, appearing with many of the most renowned jazz artists and entertainers including; trumpeters Cat Anderson and Clark Terry; clarinetist Henry Questa; jazz violinist Claude “Fiddler” Williams, saxophonist Richie Cole, pianist Jay “Hootie” McShann, vocalists Della Reese, Nancy Wilson, Steve Allen, Cab Calloway, as well as the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and the New York Voices. From 1997-1999 he did tours with the Illinois Jacquet Big Band.