Eddie Durham Biography (Wikipedia)
Eddie Durham (19 August 1906 – 6 March 1987) was an American musician who pioneered the use of the electric guitar in jazz. He was a guitarist, trombonist, composer, and arranger for the orchestras of Benny Moten, Jimmie Lunceford, and Count Basie. With Edgar Battle, he composed "Topsy", first recorded by Count Basie and a hit for Benny Goodman.
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