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Doris Peavey

b. Doris Yenney, 1895, Oskaloosa, Iowa, USA, d. 26 Dec 1973, California, USA. Peavey discovered to performed piano as a kid and for some time entertained hopes of the career being a concert pianist. Nevertheless, there was a full time income to become earned as a favorite musician and she started working in resorts and restaurants in the years before Globe Battle I. In 1919 she became a member of a music group led by tenor saxophonist Hollis M. Peavey, who got first noticed her play a couple of years previously, and in 1920 these were wedded. Shortly, the Peaveys noticed jazz for the very first time and begun to incline their music that method. She performed piano with her spouse and in addition in silent film theatres and noticed and was affected by Peck Kelly and Jess Stacy. In 1922, back Iowa, the Peaveys created their personal jazz music group, Hollis Peavey’s Jazz Bandits, an associate which was Eddie Condon. Even though band didn’t record, modern accounts price it extremely and Doris Peavey most extremely of most its staff. Condon attested to her playing capability which she trained him very much about music. The music group played thoroughly in the north says and Canada through the entire 20s, eventually shifting to California where in fact the Peaveys resolved. The band continuing to play like a device until 1960. Thereafter, Doris Peavey performed in churches and privately. A solid, gifted pianist having a commanding assault, she later performed Hammond organ.

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