The brothers Eddie and Charlie Beal were both skilled jazz pianists from your ’30s and ’40s, the former originally a drummer before he made a decision to forsake the stool for the bench. The brothers had been area of the LA music picture of that period, but Eddie Beal actually seasoned his jazz chops a relatively good distance away throughout a three-year stint with trumpeter Buck Clayton in Shanghai, China, of most places. He returned to California in 1936 to freelance and became called an arranger. From 1941-1943 he was occupied making agreements for THE GOVERNMENT, appearing out of the program to are a pianist for vocalist Ivie Anderson. This work with among Duke Ellington’s many highlighted vocalists lasted “for one minute,” as the saying goes in jazz lingo. Beal’s very own trio worked frequently beginning for this same period, getting something like a vintage general in its persistence in the California jazz picture. When Billie Vacation went western world, the vocal superstar decided to go with this trio as her back-up unit. Beal performed within the Spirits of Tempo, was a vocal trainer, and still acquired time to type his own posting company. Needless to say, this last business would make ideal business sense for anybody with his skill being a songwriter. Beal’s music consist of “Softly,” silently recorded by Vacation, and “Bye and Bye,” a musical greeting that used well for the Turbans. There’s a wonderful place of Beal on film inside a piano duo with the fantastic Earl Hines, through the sleazy 1951 film noir entitled The Remove. Mickey Rooney takes on a drummer with this film, nonetheless it is actually Cozy Cole noticed within the soundtrack. Beal can be area of the group noticed within the soundtrack documenting, which also contains vibraphonist Crimson Norvo as well as the orchestras of both Louis Armstrong and Jack port Teagarden.
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|Joe Adams Presents||1951||TV Series musician: piano|
|Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs||1943||Short orchestrator: additional arrangements - uncredited|
|Kiss Me Deadly||1955||Sideman (uncredited)|
|Manhattan Angel||1949||writer: "Candy Store Blues"|
|Blues for Central Avenue||1986||Documentary||Himself|
|Joe Adams Presents||1951||TV Series||Himself - Pianist|
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