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Billy Kyle

A fluent pianist using a light touch, Billy Kyle hardly ever achieved much popularity, but he generally worked steadily. A specialist from enough time he was 18, Kyle performed within the big rings of Tiny Bradshaw and Lucky Millinder and became a significant area of the John Kirby Sextet (1938-1942), …

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Morton DaCosta

b. Morton Tecosky, 7 March 1914, Philadelphia, Pa, USA, d. 29 January 1989, Redding, Connecticut, USA. DaCosta 1st made an appearance on Broadway as an acting professional but later started directing. Among his early takes on as an acting professional are The Pores and skin Of Our Tooth (1943), It’s …

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Ziggy Elman

Ziggy Elman (given birth to Harry Finkelman) had an impact about both big music group, golf swing, jazz, and klezmer music. His interpretation from the klezmer tune “Fralich in Golf swing,” documented in 1939 with vocalist Martha Tilton as “As well as the Angels Sing,” became a significant hit but …

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Tom Glazer

Best-known for authoring the children’s traditional “Together with Spaghetti,” folksinger and songwriter Tom Glazer was created in Philadelphia in Sept 2, 1914. Following the loss of life of his carpenter dad four years afterwards, he and his siblings had been elevated by their mom and assorted family members, sometimes surviving …

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