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Tag Archives: 1920s – 1970s

Ismael Silva

Ismael Silva was a bamba (prominent samba composer) of renowned college Estácio de Sá, cradle of samba. Successor from the immortal Sinhô (José Barbosa da Silva), the Ruler of Samba. His partner Noel Rosa known as him “the spirit of samba”. He was also the founder from the initial college …

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Albert Catell

Virtuoso cellist Albert Catell was created in Lithuania in 1910. Starting as students of potential Budapest String Quartet member Mischa Schneider in Vilnius, he later on analyzed in Leipzig using the renowned instructor Julius Klengel. After completing his just work at the Leipzig Conservatory in 1927 and a year’s apprenticeship …

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Dave Martin

Credited as both Dave Martin and David Martin, this pianist appreciated an extended career as an accompanist, sometimes leading his very own band. Because of his flexibility and the actual fact that he continuing performing before end of his lifestyle, Martin acts as a connection between several different varieties of …

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Busby Berkeley

b. William Berkeley Enos, 29 November 1895, LA, California, USA, d. 14 March 1976, Hand Springs, California, USA. A famous choreographer and movie director, renowned for his innovative focus on the ‘Depressive disorder Period’ musical movies from the 30s. Tales abound about him creating a monorail along that your camera …

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Booker T. Washington

For many years a fixture around the once-thriving Kansas City jazz scene, Booker T. Washington’s perhaps most obviously association was as an associate of the important Bennie Moten Orchestra — a music group that at numerous occasions also included such top-flight music artists as trumpeter Oran “Warm Lips” Web page, …

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George Balanchine

b. Georgi Melitonovitch Balanchivadze, 9 January 1904, St. Petersburg, Russia, d. 30 Apr 1983, NY, USA. Perhaps one of the most famous and recognized choreographers in the annals of ballet, Balanchine also revolutionized the artwork of dance in the Broadway musical theater. When he was nine, he transferred an audition …

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Eddie Johnson

This artist may be the only Eddie Johnson to create it into jazz critic John Chilton’s famed Encyclopedia of Swing, even throwing the complete thing out of alphabetical order because the letter “E” — as with Edward — must come before “G” — as with Gus — in the end. …

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Albert Washington, Jr.

The lengthy career of the classic jazz saxophonist and clarinetist began in the American Midwest, and swing biographer John Chilton last sighted Albert Washington holding forth using a band in Guadalajara, Mexico, circa the later ’70s. Washington’s dad was a guitarist who proved helpful in Omaha ahead of moving his …

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Lupicínio Rodrigues

A fertile and successful composer recorded by the largest titles of Brazilian music, Lupicínio Rodrigues symbolizes a whole custom of dramatic, sentimental, and melancholic Brazilian feeling in music (fossa, dor-de-cotovelo). He was created inside a Porto Alegre community, that was the getting together with stage for the music artists who …

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Ethel Shutta

Classic feminine vocalist and dancer Ethel Shutta began her professional career being a stage actress in the past due ’20s, acquiring a big following and a good reputation. Around once she was 1 of 2 singers highlighted in the favorite big music group of George Olsen, which produced many strike …

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