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Tony Jackson

A legend from your ragtime years who unfortunately by no means recorded, Tony Jackson is remembered primarily due to Jelly Move Morton’s terms of compliment, and because of his structure “Pretty Baby” learning to be a regular. He was a favorite entertainer in Storyville (where he began employed in the …

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William Tabbert

b. 5 Oct 1921, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tabbert’s initial Broadway credit is at Follow GIRLS (1944), a musical with reserve by Man Bolton and Eddie Davis, music by Dan Shapiro, and lyrics by Shapiro, Milton Pascal and Phil Charig. The display starred Gertrude Niesen and Jackie Gleason. Another newcomer on …

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Roy Kral

The duo of Roy Kral and Jackie Cain (1928) were particularly well-known in the ’40s and ’50s. They combined vocalese, laughter and display business patter, with Cain also being truly a great ballad and interpretative vocalist. Kral fulfilled Cain in Chicago while he was playing piano inside a quartet. They …

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