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Roy Montrell

Roy Montrell was among the busiest sessionmen, and something of the very most influential guitarists in New Orleans for a lot more than 20 years, using everyone from Bobby Mitchell to Roy Milton and Lloyd Cost, in addition to being truly a fixture in Fat Domino’s music group for years–along …

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Vernel Fournier

Vernel Fournier was among the top jazz drummers back the genre’s glory times, using alongside such legends seeing that Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. A FRESH Orleans indigenous, Fournier discovered from viewing Bourbon Road performers before playing locally as an adolescent with jazz performers Nancy Wilson and Billy Eckstine, amongst …

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Fats Domino

Typically the most popular exponent of the classic New Orleans R&B sound, Fats Domino sold even more records than every other black rock & roll star from the 1950s. His calm, lolling boogie-woogie piano design and easygoing, warm vocals anchored an extended series of nationwide hits in the middle-’50s to …

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