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Billy Byers

Although arthritis forced Billy Byers to stop using piano as a teenager, he still became a prolific arranger. Byers turned to trombone and later on performed in his LA hometown with Karl Kiffle’s Hollywood Canteen Children. Following Army services in 1944 and 1945, Byers worked well as an arranger and …

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Guy Carawan

Music was an instrument of cultural modification for Man Carawan. Music movie director and tune leader from the Highlander Analysis and Education Middle in New Marketplace, Tennessee, Carawan regularly wove his musical abilities with his dedication to freedom as well as the advancement from the functioning class. Through the civil …

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Jimmy Knepper

An excellent soloist with a unique sound not really overly influenced by J.J. Johnson, Jimmy Knepper’s improvisations are filled with delicate surprises. He started on trombone when he was nine, began playing expertly when he was 15, and worked well within the big rings of Freddie Slack (1947), Roy Porter …

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Warne Marsh

Alongside Lee Konitz, Warne Marsh was probably the most effective “pupil” of Lennie Tristano and, in contrast to Konitz, Marsh spent the majority of his job discovering chordal improvisation the Tristano way. The cool-toned tenor used Hoagy Carmichael’s Teens during 1944-1945 and after the Military, he was with Friend High …

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Eddie Cano

Pianist Eddie Cano spent the majority of his profession connecting the dots between jazz and Latin designs. He discovered an appreciative viewers for some albums under his very own name released in the ’50s and ’60s by brands such as for example Atco, Reprise, and RCA, his pursuing much like …

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