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Stewart Roussin Fischer, better known as "Dirk" Fischer or "Dirty Dirk" Fischer (September 1, 1924 – February 25, 2013),<ref name="scv">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref name="cno">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> was an American composer, arranger, jazz educator, trumpeter, and valve trombonist. Before moving to California in 1959, he spent his young adulthood in the Northern Plains, performing with and writing for territory bands booked out of Omaha, Nebraska. He is the brother of Clare Fischer.

Fischer was a faculty member at College of the Canyons, as Jazz Band Director and Instructor of Jazz Studies, from 1977 until February 12, 2005.<ref name="scv" /><ref name="cno" />


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Intro   Growing up    US Army   Minnesota   Early career: territory bands    California    Personal life   Discography  Selected Published/Copyrighted Compositions  Music Publishers/Distributors  See also   References   

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Stewart Roussin Fischer, better known as "Dirk" Fischer or "Dirty Dirk" Fischer (September 1, 1924 – February 25, 2013),<ref name="scv">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref><ref name="cno">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=news }}</ref> was an American composer, arranger, jazz educator, trumpeter, and valve trombonist. Before moving to California in 1959, he spent his young adulthood in the Northern Plains, performing with and writing for territory bands booked out of Omaha, Nebraska. He is the brother of Clare Fischer.

Fischer was a faculty member at College of the Canyons, as Jazz Band Director and Instructor of Jazz Studies, from 1977 until February 12, 2005.<ref name="scv" /><ref name="cno" />


Stewart "Dirk" Fischer sections
Intro   Growing up    US Army   Minnesota   Early career: territory bands    California    Personal life   Discography  Selected Published/Copyrighted Compositions  Music Publishers/Distributors  See also   References   

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