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Born: January 19, 1917 in Topeka, Kansas
Died: February 1, 2002 in Pasadena, Cailfornia
John Richard "Streamline" Ewing was a trombonist who worked with a number of major bands in the late 1930s and 1940s, including those led by ay Jay McShann, Cootie Williams, Earl Bostic, Earl Hines, Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway and Jimmie Lunceford. He worked with Teddy Buckner from 1956 into the 1980s. For a brief period in the late 1950’s he led his own band, “John Ewing and the Streamliners”. In the early 1980’s he joined the Johnny Otis Orchestra.