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Remembering Alan Rubin
This Footage of the "Blues Brothers Band" was filmed at Atlantic Records 40th anniversary party in 1988. The bands members at the time were Alan Rubin trumpet, Lou Marini sax, Tom Malone trombone, Steve Cropper guitar, Tom Scott sax, Donald Duck Dunn bass, Paul Shaffer keyboards, Sid McGuinness guitar, and Anton Fig drums.
Alan Rubin (February 11, 1943 – June 8, 2011), also known as Mr. Fabulous, was an American musician who played trumpet, flugelhorn, and piccolo trumpet.
Rubin was a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music. He was a member of the Saturday Night Live Band, with whom he played at the Closing Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games. As a member of The Blues Brothers, he portrayed Mr. Fabulous in the 1980 film, the 1998 sequel and was a member of the touring band.
Rubin played with an array of artists, such as Frank Sinatra, Frank Zappa, Duke Ellington, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Eumir Deodato, Sting, Aerosmith, The Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Frankie Valli, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Miles Davis, Yoko Ono, Peggy Lee, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles and Dr. John.
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