Ji Traxler

Ji Traxler

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ji "George" Traxler was a Czech Canadian jazz and swing pianist, composer, lyricist and arranger. He is considered a founder and co-creator of the swing music era in the Czechoslovakia. Traxler was the last surviving collaborator of the renowned Czech pre-war composer Jaroslav Je ek. In 1951 he emigrated to Canada, and lived with his wife, Jarmila, in Edmonton until his death in the summer of 2011. Traxler was born in T bor, Bohemia, then a part of Austria-Hungary. He began his musical training at the early age at the Music Institute in T bor. As a high school student he joined his brother's dance orchestra called The Red Ace Players." Following his graduation at local gymnasium he began studying law but didn't finish his studies and from 1935 he devoted himself solely to music. From 1935 to 1937, Traxler performed and recorded as a member of the Gramoklub Orchestra in Pragueshow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135760947
  • 9786135760941