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Rufus G. Perryman

b. 23 Oct 1892, Monroe, Louisiana, USA, d. 2 January 1973, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Although his performing and piano playing had been barely sufficient, Perryman’s work includes a rather endearing, fundamental earthiness to it. In this respect it really is sometimes better the greater bland designs that developed because …

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Speckled Red

Pianist Speckled Crimson (given birth to Rufus Perryman) was created in Monroe, Louisiana, but he made his status within the St. Louis and Memphis blues moments from the ’20s and ’30s. Crimson was equally experienced in early jazz and boogie-woogie — his design was much like Roosevelt Sykes and Small …

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