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Lillian Hellman

b. 20 June 1905, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 30 June 1984, Tisbury, Massachusetts, USA. Educated at NY University with Columbia University, NY, Hellman became an extremely acclaimed playwright with a lot of her dramas staged on Broadway. Many of her stage takes on were used in the display and …

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Nat Towles

Although not just one of the very most famous bandleaders in jazz history, Nat Towles was incredibly influential to numerous players. His bandstands had been proving and schooling grounds for most players who continued to make brands for themselves in jazz, including Jimmy Heath, Oliver Nelson, Pal Tate, and Paul …

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Herb Morand

Plant Morand was an excellent New Orleans-style trumpeter best-known for his association using the Harlem Hamfats in the 1930’s. He started playing trumpet when he was 11 after having noticed King Oliver. One of is own first important careers was touring the South with Nat Towles. After shifting to NY …

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Percy Humphrey

Percy and his sibling, clarinetist Willie Humphrey, became well-known through the 1960s on because of their performing in the erratic but enjoyable Preservation Hall Jazz Music group. Percy, whose various other sibling was trombonist Earl Humphrey (1902-1971), was under no circumstances a significant musician, but he performed his basic melodic …

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