Mahlon Clark

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Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Clarinettist and alto saxophonist who performed with the bands of Lawrence Welk, Ray McKinley and Will Bradley during the big band era. Had a background in vaudeville before becoming a musician at the age of sixteen. Entertained troops in the Pacific during World War II as part of a merchant marine band. After the war, he performed on a number of motion picture soundtracks while under contract to Paramount as a member of the resident studio orchestra. Read more...