Frank “Big Boy” Goudie: Jazz On Three Continents Part 2 of 3, South America 1939-46 and Europe 1946-56
Frank “Big Boy” Goudie (b. 1899 Louisiana – d. 1964 California) has been almost completely overlooked by jazz history, a mere footnote in the jazz chronicles until recently. A skilled musician, he played saxophone, trumpet and clarinet. He performed jazz, swing, dance, Latin and ethnic music on three continents.
This article traces his intriguing years in South America, centered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.… Read the full article