Nebraska Authors

George Erwin

AKA: 'Pee Wee'

Born 1913-05-30 Falls City, NE (USA)

Died 1981-06-20
Teaneck, NJ (USA)

American Jazz Trumpeter, known for his work with United Artists.

Places Lived

Falls City, NE (1913-1928)
New York City, NY
Queens, NY
Dade, FL
New Milford, NJ
New Orleans, LA

Author Of

  • Biography




Professional Musician
Recording Musician for United Artists

Places Worked

Played trumpet with the Benny Goodman Orchestra and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Played trumpet all over the United States and parts of the world as a concert jazz musician and band leader
Formed his own trumpet school with Chris Griffin


United Artists


This Horn for Hire. 1987.

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