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Betty Roché

A singer who performed with Duke Ellington in both ’40s and ’50s, Betty Roché was well-known for her solid, dramatic method of positioning across blues materials, a skill that don’t assume all vocalist with this big music group had. Ellington, who was simply sometimes susceptible to hire vocalists with stilted, …

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Shot Jackson

Among the leading metal acoustic guitar and Dobro players from the postwar era, Shot Jackson was a single and session designer who have also gained popularity like a developer and producer of musical tools. Created Harold B. Jackson on Sept 4, 1920, in Wilmington, NC, he gained the nickname Buckshot …

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