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Johnny Jones

In 40 brief years on the planet, Johnny Jones established himself among the ideal piano players ever to inhabit the Chicago blues picture. Most widely known for his rock-solid accompaniment to glide guitarist Elmore Adam both in the studio room so when an onstage person in Adam’ Broomdusters, “Small Johnny” …

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Bill “Boogie Bill” Webb

Boogie Costs Webb fused the down-home nation blues of his local Mississippi using the hothouse R&B of his followed New Orleans to generate an idiosyncratic audio unique in the history of Southern music. Created March 24, 1924, in Jackson, MS, Webb received his 1st acoustic guitar — a cigar package …

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Big Maybelle

Her mountainous stature matching the sheer soulful power of her substantial vocal skill, Big Maybelle was among the leading R&B chanteuses from the 1950s. Her deep, gravelly tone of voice was as singular as her documented result for Okeh and Savoy, which ranged from down-in-the-alley blues to pop-slanted ballads. In …

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Teddy Edwards

Teddy Edwards was, with Dexter Gordon and Wardell Grey, the top youthful tenor from the past due ’40s. Unlike another two, he thought we would remain in LA and it has been underrated over time but continued to be in prime type well into his 70s. In early stages, he …

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