Robert "Bob" Stroup (* 1938 in Michigan ; † May 30, 1996 ) was an American jazz musician ( trombone , vibraphone , also tenor saxophone , flute ) and music teacher who was active in the music scene in Edmonton .
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Bob Stroup was a member of Woody Herman and His Orchestra ( My Kind of Broadway , 1965) in the mid-1960s and played in the big bands (or ghost bands ) of Glenn Miller , Tommy Dorsey and Harry James . He moved to Edmonton in the early 1970s through the mediation of pianist (and later Senator) Tommy Banks , where he taught at Grant MacEwan Community College. His work with the Tommy Banks Orchestra earned him a Juno Award in 1978 ; he received a Juno nomination for his trio recording with George Koller and Tom Doran ( Live in Jazz City , 1980). With his trio he also recorded the album Reunion in 1993 ; At its last board Live the Yardbird Suite at seemed Marvin Stamm with. After Tom Lord , he was involved in 15 recording sessions between 1964 and 1995. He died of liver cancer at the age of 58 .
- ITA Journal - Volume 24, 1996, page 16.
- Tom Lord The Jazz Discography (online, accessed January 24, 2014)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Stroup, Robert|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American jazz musician (trombone, vibraphone, also tenor saxophone, flute) and music teacher|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1938|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Michigan|
|DATE OF DEATH||May 30, 1996|