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Wally Rose

Wally Rose’s most well-known saving was “Monochrome Rag,” cut using the Yerba Buena Jazz Music group in 1941, among the first ragtime recordings and quite influential in launching a mini-ragtime revival. A significant player within the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA jazz scene from the 1940s and 50s, Wally Rose was …

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Tony Martin

A favorite crooner from the 1940s and ’50s, Tony Martin’s deliberate delivery and intimate ballads were even more commensurate with vintage film musicals compared to the currents that could form the pop music from the last fifty percent of the 20th hundred years. Taking his motivation from performers like Russ …

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