EDDIE THORNTON AKA TAN TAN

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Edward Thornton (born 1932), better known as "Tan Tan", is a Jamaican trumpeter whose career began in the 1950s.

Thornton was born in 1932 and attended the Alpha Boys School. In the 1950s, he played in the Roy Coulton band (the first band to play live on Jamaican radio) along with Don Drummond. He toured worldwide with the group, backing a number of jazz stars, and settled in Europe, where he played with several bands including Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames in 1964, playing on several of their hits. He wen ...

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