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Erskine Tate

Violinist and bandleader Erskine Tate helped pioneer Chicago jazz and big music group music along with his Vendome Orchestra, using on the Vendome Movie theater in East 31st and Condition streets. The music group featured a Louis Armstrong, and performed live music during and between silent movies in concert halls. …

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Alberta Hunter

Alberta Hunter was a pioneering African-American popular singer whose route crosses the channels of jazz, blues and pop music. While she produced important contributions to all or any of the stylistic styles, she is stated exclusively by no mode of effort. Hunter documented in six years from the twentieth hundred …

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