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Re: Tommy Reynolds' Orchestra bio in progress

A good friend of mine who passed away last year from cancer was a big band trombone player. His name was Joe Servello and he was in the Tommy Reynolds Orchestra. I recorded some of Joe's stories, but need more information for a manuscript i've written about his time in the big bands.
An outline of the story can be seen at
i would very much welcome any information about Tommy Reynolds, particularly hearing from anyone who might have played with Joe and would like to contribute some memories from then to be included in the story.
Susan Pich

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I'm putting together a history of the Tommy Reynolds Orchestra, a never-quite-made-it-big band active from 1939. I've tracked down names of sidemen, discographic information and miscellany more complete than any I've found in print or online. Likewise, I seem to have one of the more complete collections of the band's recordings and broadcast material. Still, there are BIG gaps I'm trying to fill in. I'd appreciate any information you have on the band, no matter how apparently insignificant....
Highest on my wish-list are these things:
* Is Tommy Reynolds still alive? If he is, where can I write to him, or if he is not, when and where did he pass away?
* Who were his arrangers? I suspect his one-time piano man Joe Cribari may have been one of them.
* What instruments did Bobby Boon and Benny West play for him?
* Looking for Okeh 5902 and 5791

Re: Tommy Reynolds' Orchestra bio in progress

this was my brother in law and yes he is dead and died in new york please email me