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Israel Crosby

Among the finest bassists to emerge through the 1930s, Israel Crosby was small and flexible plenty of to still audio quite contemporary in the first ’60s. He began on trumpet when he was five and performed trombone and tuba before buying bass. In 1935, when he was 16, Crosby required …

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Al McKibbon

Noted for his rich, resonant strengthen and metronomic precision, Al McKibbon was among the leading bassists of the first bebop era, assisting giants like Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, and Thelonious Monk furthermore to collaborating with percussionist Chano Pozo to forge the appear of Afro-Cuban jazz. Given birth to January 1, …

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Anita O’Day

Few feminine singers matched up the hard-swinging and equally hard-living Anita O’Day for pure exuberance and talent in every regions of jazz vocals. Though 3 or 4 outshone her in natural quality of tone of voice, her marvelous improvising, wide powerful shade, and innate feeling of rhythm produced her probably …

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Lennie Tristano

The annals of jazz is written being a recounting from the lives of its most well-known (and presumably, most influential) artists. The truth is not so basic, however. Certainly the main from the music’s innovators are those whose brands are known by all — Armstrong, Parker, Little, Coltrane. Sadly, the …

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Earle H. Hagen

Perhaps one of the most prolific composers of tv soundtrack music in the 1950s with the 1980s, Earle Hagen found the field after successes in big-band jazz and function in the film industry being a musician and arranger. Hagen was created greater than a 10 years before contemporary notions of …

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