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Jimmy McPartland

A good Dixieland cornetist along with his own lyrical audio (initially influenced by Bix Beiderbecke), Jimmy McPartland played the music he loved for over 60 years. Younger sibling of guitarist Dick McPartland (1905-1957), Jimmy was an associate of the renowned Austin SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Gang in the 1920s. He was …

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Hayes Alvis

Starting his life in a single key American city and jazz middle and closing it in another, Hayes Alvis occupied the reduced end from the band’s appear spectrum but went up a higher number of documenting credits with several all-time jazz greats. Actually, it looks like the bassist and tuba …

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Albert Ammons

A significant inspiration to generations of improvising musicians, Albert Ammons is most beneficial remembered as a thrilling pianist who inaugurated the Blue Notice record label by hammering out blues and boogie duets with Meade “Lux” Lewis, so when the daddy of very difficult bop tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons. Given birth …

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Buck Ram

Acquired it not been for a major accident at age group 15, it is possible that Samuel Ram might’ve been a concert violinist, or even a first-chair player using a symphony orchestra. Since it was, because of that incident, Buck Memory, as he became known from youth on, finished up …

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Ray Middleton

b. 8 Feb 1907, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 10 Apr 1984, Panorama Town, California, USA. An excellent looking vocalist and acting professional with a wealthy, powerful, baritone tone of voice, Middleton appeared destined for any profession in opera, before becoming diverted into musical humor. He gained a qualification in music …

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Joe Marsala

An excellent golf swing clarinetist who could match Dixieland settings however welcomed Dizzy Gillespie to some memorable program in 1945, Joe Marsala was the older sibling of trumpeter Marty Marsala (1909-1975) as well as the hubby of the fantastic jazz harpist Adele Girard (1913-1993). He freelanced around Chicago beginning in …

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