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Eddie Dougherty

Using one of his initial visits to america in 1935, the youthful jazz critic Leonard Feather produced special reference to drummer Eddie Dougherty, at that time only 18 yrs . old but currently used in a membership maintained by trombonist Dicky Wells. This wasn’t the drummer’s initial professional work by …

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Irving Gordon

Lyricist and composer Irving Gordon wrote many popular music recorded by Perry Como, Patti Web page, Eddy Arnold, Bing Crosby, and Billie Vacation, but could very well be best-known because the writer of “Memorable,” originally recorded in 1931 by Nat “Ruler” Cole. Given birth to in Brooklyn in 1915, Gordon …

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Zero Mostel

b. Samuel Joel Mostel, 28 Feb 1915, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 8 Sept 1977, Philadelphia, Pa, USA. After learning art and British at college or university, Mostel became a manual employee during the Despair, taking any work he may find in factories, mines and on the docks. Then applied …

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Flip Phillips

Turn Phillips, who angered some critics in early stages because he gained riotous applause for his exciting solos during Jazz on the Philharmonic concerts, for over 50 years was a fantastic tenor saxophonist equally gifted on stomps, ballads, and criteria. He performed clarinet regularly within a Brooklyn cafe during 1934-1939, …

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