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Harry Edison (I) (1915–1999)

Soundtrack | Music Department | Actor

Harry Edison was a composer, songwriter ("Free Eats", "Every Tub") and trumpeter in the Count Basie and His Orchestra between 1937 and 1950, then with Buddy Rich. He toured with Josephine Baker, ... read full biography
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Oct 10, 1915 (died Jul 27, 1999)
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19 titles
Past Film & Video (9 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Writer ("Jive At Five") (as Harry "Sweets" Edison) Writer ("Jive At Five") (as Harry "Sweets" Edison)   See fewer
$30MM
$42MM
$84MM
Everybody Rides the Carousel (1976)
Stage 8 (voice) Stage 8 (voice)   See fewer
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
Musician (trumpet) (uncredited) Musician (trumpet) (uncredited)   See fewer
$4MM
Lady Sings the Blues (1972)
Musician (trumpet) (uncredited) Musician (trumpet) (uncredited)   See fewer
$9.6MM
Dig (1972)
(Short) - Uncle Igneous (voice) (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison) Uncle Igneous (voice) (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)   See fewer
Where's Poppa? (1970)
Performer ("The Goodbye Song") (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison) Performer ("The Goodbye Song") (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)   See fewer
Urbanissimo (1967)
(Short) - Musician (soloist) (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison) Musician (soloist) (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)   See fewer
Walk Don't Run (1966)
Musician (Trumpet) (uncredited) Musician (Trumpet) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jammin' the Blues (1944)
(Short) - Himself - on Trumpet, Performer ("Midnight Symphony", "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (1930), "Jammin' the Blues") (uncredited) Himself - on Trumpet, Performer ("Midnight Symphony", "On the Sunny Side of the Street" (1930), "Jammin' the Blues") (uncredited)   See fewer
Past Television (2 titles) Episodes
Freaks and Geeks (2000)
(TV Series) - Writer ("The Monster") (1 episode, 2000) Writer ("The Monster") (1 episode, 2000)   See fewer
Smooching and Mooching (Jul 8, 2000) Season 1, Episode 16 - Writer ("The Monster") (uncredited) Writer ("The Monster") (uncredited)   See fewer
1
Baseball (1994)
(TV Mini-series) - Writer ("Pound Cake") (1 episode, 1994) Writer ("Pound Cake") (1 episode, 1994)   See fewer
A Whole New Ballgame (Sep 27, 1994) Season 1, Episode 8 - Writer ("Pound Cake") Writer ("Pound Cake")   See fewer
1
Self (8 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
American Masters (1999)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1999) Himself (1 episode, 1999)   See fewer
Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For (Dec 8, 1999) Season 14, Episode 3 - Himself Himself   See fewer
Biography (1998)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 1998) Himself (1 episode, 1998)   See fewer
Nat King Cole: Loved in Return (Feb 2, 1998) Himself (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison) Himself (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)   See fewer
Lady Day: The Many Faces of Billie Holiday (1990)
(TV Movie) - Himself (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison) Himself (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)   See fewer
Blues for Central Avenue (1986)
Himself (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison) Himself (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)   See fewer
The Mike Douglas Show (1973)
(TV Series) - Himself - Jazz Trumpet Player (1 episode, 1973) Himself - Jazz Trumpet Player (1 episode, 1973)   See fewer
Episode #12.177 (May 8, 1973) Season 12, Episode 177 - Himself - Jazz Trumpet Player (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison) Himself - Jazz Trumpet Player (as Harry 'Sweets' Edison)   See fewer
One Night Stand: The World of Lenny Bruce (1959)
(TV Special) - Himself Himself   See fewer
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