Svend Asmussen

Born 28 February 1916. Died 7 February 2017
Svend Asmussen
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1916-02-28
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Svend Asmussen

Svend Asmussen Biography (Wikipedia)

Svend Asmussen (28 February 1916 – 7 February 2017) was a jazz violinist from Denmark, known as "The Fiddling Viking". A Swing style virtuoso, he played and recorded with many of the greats of Jazz, including Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Stephane Grappelli. He played publicly until 2010 when he had a blood clot, his career having spanned eight decades. At the age of 100, he died on 7 February 2017.

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There Will Never Be Another You
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There Will Never Be Another You
Duke Ellington
Cottontail
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Cottontail
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Japanese Sandman
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Japanese Sandman
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Wrapping It Up
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Wrapping It Up
Alice Babs
Side By Side
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Side By Side
Violin Summit, Jean-Luc Ponty, Stuff Smith, Stéphane Grappelli & Svend Asmussen
It Don't Mean a Thing
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It Don't Mean a Thing

It Don't Mean a Thing

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Violin Summit, Jean-Luc Ponty, Stuff Smith, Stéphane Grappelli & Svend Asmussen
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After You've Gone
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After You've Gone
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