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Tag Archives: 1930s – 1980s

Sammy Price Trio

b. 6 Oct 1908, Honey Grove, Tx, USA, d. 14 Apr 1992, NEW YORK, NY, USA. After learning alto horn and piano at universities in Texas, Cost won a dance contest. Due to this he was asked to tour using the Alphonso Trent music group. Back in Tx he accompanied …

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Robert Preston

b. Robert Preston Meservey, 8 June 1918, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts, USA, d. 21 March 1987, Santa Barbara, California, USA. An acting professional and vocalist, Preston had currently enjoyed a active, but undistinguished profession in Hollywood for pretty much twenty years when he arrived the function of an eternity on Broadway …

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Piano Red

Willie Perryman passed two nicknames during his lengthy profession, both of these thoroughly apt. He was referred to as Piano Crimson due to his albino epidermis pigmentation for some of his executing life. However they known as him Dr. Feelgood through the ’60s, and that is just what his raucous, …

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Howard McGhee

During 1945-1949, Howard McGhee was among the finest trumpeters in jazz, a thrilling performer having a appear of his have, who one of the youthful bop players, rated at the very top with Dizzy Gillespie and Fat Navarro. The “lacking hyperlink” between Roy Eldridge and Fat Navarro (Navarro affected Clifford …

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Seamus Ennis

With an encyclopedic understanding of traditional Irish music and virtuosic instrumental skill, Seamus Ennis (1919-1982) helped to keep the ancient folk songs and airs from the Emerald Isle. The sponsor of radio displays for Radio Eireann as well as the BBC,Ennis spent a lot of time within the rural countryside …

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Lúcio Alves

Lúcio Alves was an excellent interpreter of Brazilian music. Tom Jobim stated he’s “a formidable vocalist, he deserved the best well-known acclamation, but paid the price tag on being an musician before his period.” João Gilberto was a announced enthusiast of his performing interpretation and his vocal and harmonic preparations …

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Pee Wee Crayton

Although he was certainly inexorably influenced with the pioneering guitar conception of T-Bone Walker (what axe-handler wasn’t through the immediate postwar era?), Pee Wee Crayton brought more than enough daring technology to his playing in order to avoid getting labeled as only T-Bone imitator. Crayton’s documented output for Contemporary, Imperial, …

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Johnny Mince

Among the best clarinetists from the golf swing period, Johnny Mince never received much identification beyond that of his fellow music artists because he found maturity through the period of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, and didn’t business lead his own rings. Mince caused Joe Haymes Orchestra from 1929-34, was …

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Robert Shaw

He didn’t record very much in any way — a marvelous 1963 record for Almanac, reissued on Chris Strachwitz’s Arhoolie label, remains to be his primary recorded legacy — but barrelhouse pianist Robert Shaw helped greatly to determine a unique regional design of pounding the 88s around Houston, Fort Value, …

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Sam Chatmon

A product from the prodigious Chatmon family that included not merely Lonnie from the well-known Mississippi Sheiks but additionally the prolific Bo Carter and many various other blues-playing brothers, Sam Chatmon survived to become hailed as a modern-day blues expert when he began performing and recording again within the ’60s. …

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