Playing lead trumpet with Count Basie - Pauly Cohen
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Trumpeter Pauly Cohen, 87 at the time this video was produced, is a veteran of Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman bands, who called Billie Holiday a friend and played his horn on thousands of sessions and gigs, starting in the 1940s. In the 60s and 70s, he played lead trumpet with Count Basie. Today, he leads his own big band in South Florida.