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Taft Jordan

An excellent trumpeter, Taft Jordan was known early in his profession (when he joined Chick Webb) like a Louis Armstrong sound-alike both about trumpet and vocals. Actually, his documenting of “Within the Sunny Aspect of the road” was therefore near Armstrong’s live present that whenever Armstrong got around to documenting …

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Mario del Monaco

The stentorian dramatic tenor of Mario del Monaco was heard across the world through the 1950s and 1960s. While frequently berated by critics for his unsubtle vocal creation, del Monaco was a preferred of viewers who valued his power and sincerity of strategy while tackling the heaviest functions in the …

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