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Billy Daniels

“That Old Dark Magic” was the magic wand for performer Billy Daniels with regards to strikes. He was therefore thoroughly from the Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen regular that, within the ’50s, any impressionist well worth his lower lip included a minimum of a half-chorus imitation of Daniels performing his …

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Al Hall

Although under no circumstances a prominent soloist, the versatile and incredibly supportive bassist Al Hall was considered a secured asset to a many dates and saving sessions. He was raised in Philadelphia and in early stages performed cello and tuba before switching completely to bass in 1932. After functioning locally …

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