This Day in History: 1991-03-13

James McPartland, American jazz cornetist, replaced Bix Beiderbecke in the Wolverines, joined Ben Pollack’s orchestra in 1927, played in various Broadway pit orchestras, joined Army in 1942 (sent to Normandy Beach on D-Day), married jazz pianist Marian Turner, made some TV shows, died in Port Washington, New York.

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