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Doc Williams

b. Andrew John Smik Jnr., 26 June 1914, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Blessed to Czechoslovakian parents, Williams is really a observed traditionalist who, aside from brief spells at Memphis (1939) and Frederick (1945), was from the Wheeling Jamboree at WWVA Wheeling, Western world Virginia, for 61 years, after initial appearing along …

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Doc Williams

Doc Williams and his wife Chickie were popular performers in the Canadian maritimes and New Britain; although the few and their music group the Boundary Riders documented, performed live and made an appearance on the air for over five years, they never really had a nationwide hit. Doc was created …

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Frederick Fennell

The growing amount of serious compositions for wind ensemble, as well as the large numbers of institutionalized ensembles to try out them, are in large part because of the efforts of Frederick Fennell. Though his profession took him towards the orchestral podiums of Cleveland, Boston, Miami, and somewhere else, it …

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