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Red Prysock

The brother of vocalist Arthur Prysock, Crimson Prysock is a hard-driving, energetic tenor saxophonist who hasn’t only backed his brother on several hits for Aged City in the ’50s and ’60s, but also used Tiny Bradshaw. Crimson Prysock also was a favorite jukebox musician in the middle-’50s for Mercury, though …

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Irv Stokes

b. 11 November 1926, Greensboro, NEW YORK, USA. Stokes started playing trumpet at age 12, studying officially in senior high school and in university. Within the 40s he performed in various small rings, including one when a fellow sideman was Lou Donaldson. In 1947 he relocated to NEW YORK where …

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