Jud De Naut (George Matthews DeNaut)

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Walkerton, Indiana, USA
Conductor, bassist and arranger who began his career in vaudeville in 1929 with Bobby and Gale Sherwood. He was a bassist in dance orchestras, including those of Artie Shaw, Ray Noble, Richard Himber, Ozzie Nelson, Kay Kyser, Woody Herman, Paul Whiteman, and Bobby Sherwood. He served in the US Army during World War II, and later played in radio orchestras. He had his own group within the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California. Read more...