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Leroy Carr

The word “metropolitan blues” is normally put on post-World War II blues band music, but among the forefathers from the genre in its pre-electric format was pianist Leroy Carr. Teamed using the exemplary guitarist Scrapper Blackwell in Indianapolis, Carr became among the best blues superstars of his time, composing and …

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Doc Cheatham

Doc Cheatham was without query the best 90-year aged trumpeter ever; actually, no brass participant older than 80 experienced ever used his power, range, self-confidence, and melodic imagination. Many trumpeters fade while within their 60s because of the physical problems of their device, but Cheatham didn’t truly discover himself being …

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