Bass player Lloyd Trotman, of Huntington, remembered as jazz legend

Lloyd Trotman, of Huntington, gave sound and soul

Lloyd Trotman, of Huntington, gave sound and soul to hundreds of hits in the 1950s and 60s. (February 24, 2014 6:34 PM)

A native Long Islander was behind the bass lines in some of the most memorable jazz tunes of all time, and while he never became a household name, his family remembers him for the star that he was.

Lloyd Trotman, of Huntington, gave sound and soul to hundreds of hits in the 1950s and 60s. He plucked the toe-tapping rhythm that's recognized around the world in the 1961 single, "Stand By Me,"...

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