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Gene Greene

It has frequently been stated and written that scat performing began in 1926 when Louis Armstrong, even though saving “Heebie Jeebies,” dropped the music and covered himself by creating nonsense syllables. Nevertheless, it really is doubtful that it just happened this way and, besides, there are many types of scat …

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Alma Gluck

Alma Gluck was probably one of the most well-known sopranos ever. Created Reba Fiersohn in Romania, she found america as a child. Her Metropolitan Opera debut as Sophie in Massenet’s Werther released her right into a high-flying seven-year opera profession, but later on in existence she dedicated herself to concerts …

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Heidelberg Quintet

The Heidelberg Quintet (or “Quintette,” on Victor) was a short-lived but non-etheless outstanding barbershop-styled vocal group that recorded for Victor and Edison from 1912 to 1914. The group was simply the identical to the American Quartet, except that countertenor Will Oakland was put into take some specifically high parts that …

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Kenneth J. Alford

After playing the cornet, piano and organ within the Royal Irish Regiment and serving in India, Frederick Joseph RRicketts became students bandmaster in the Royal Army College of Music. He became the bandmaster for the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in 1908. He also offered as movie director of music for …

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Felix Arndt

b. 20 Might 1889, NY, USA, d. 16 Oct 1918, Harmon-On-Hudson, NY, USA. A composer, pianist, and organist, Arndt went to the brand new York Conservatory before doing work for numerous music web publishers and leading his personal ensembles. He also produced several piano rolls for the top Aeolian Organization, …

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Jack Norworth

b. 5 January 1879, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, d. 1 Sept 1959, Laguna Seaside, California, USA. A songwriter, manufacturer, and all-round entertainer within the musical theater, Norworth began being a black-faced comedian, and spent many years in minstrel displays and vaudeville on the convert of the twentieth hundred years. In 1906, …

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Charlie Johnson

Among the earliest recordings available of jazz drumming — that’s, percussion that swings having a syncopated defeat — featured this Charlie Johnson, never to end up being confused with a great many other music artists from the same name. The drummer was an associate from the Versatile Four, an American …

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Reginald de Koven

b. Henry Louis Reginald DeKoven, 3 Apr 1859, Middletown, Connecticut, USA, d. 16 January 1920, Chicago, Illinois, USA. When he was still a kid, DeKoven’s family shifted to Britain. After graduating from St. John’s University, Oxford, in 1879, he researched music in Western european conservatories numerous leading tutors of your …

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John Bieling

John H. Bieling was a tenor and person in some of the most often recorded vocal groupings in the initial days of industrial recording. Delivered and elevated in New York’s Fourteenth Ward, as a man Bieling proved helpful within a stained-glass manufacturer through the week and spent his weekends performing …

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William Andrews & Liam Walsh

Andrews and Walsh, two completely different pipers, were both given birth to in the 19th hundred years. Andrews was earning contests before Globe Battle I, and both males had direct connection with the giants from the old tradition.

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