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Tag Archives: 1940s – 1980s

Luther Henderson

Of no regards to Fletcher Henderson, Luther Henderson’s very long career ranks among the most diverse among vintage jazz performers who originated within the Kansas City jazz picture, branching into film and tv soundtrack ratings and Broadway displays. Some amazing collaborations with both Canadian Brass and conductor Sir Simon Rattle …

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Frank Motley

b. 30 Dec 1923, Cheraw, SC, USA. Motley discovered the rudiments of trumpet playing from Dizzy Gillespie and shortly created a novelty technique of playing two trumpets concurrently, thereafter getting known with the nicknames of ‘Dual Trumpet’ and ‘Two Horn’ Motley. After navy provider, Frank researched music at Chicago and …

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Erskine Hawkins

A talented high-note trumpeter and a favorite bandleader, Erskine Hawkins was nicknamed “the 20th Hundred years Gabriel.” He discovered drums and trombone before switching to trumpet when he was 13. While going to the Alabama Condition Teachers University, he became the first choice of the faculty music group, the ‘Bama …

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Eddie Chamblee

Eddie Chamblee was an excellent, sometimes inspirational participant who made efforts both in big-band and small-combo configurations in addition to early R&B. Chamblee analyzed legislation at Chicago Condition University, then used several Army rings from 1941 to 1946. He going a little group in Chicago from 1946 before mid-’50s, then …

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Eddie Boyd

Few postwar blues standards have maintained the universal selling point of Eddie Boyd’s “Five Lengthy Years.” Cut in 1951, Boyd’s masterpiece provides attracted faithful addresses by B.B. Ruler, Muddy Waters, Jimmy Reed, Pal Guy, and way too many various other bluesmen to recount right here. But Boyd’s discography is normally …

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Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis

Possessor of the reducing and immediately identifiable rough tenor build, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis could keep his own within a saxophone struggle with anyone. In early stages, he found experience using the rings of Cootie Williams (1942-1944), Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk (1945-1946), and Louis Armstrong. He started heading his very own …

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Carl Smith

Referred to as Mr. Nation, Carl Smith was perhaps one of the most well-known honky tonkers from the ’50s, accumulating over 30 TOP hits during the period of the 10 years. Smith was also in a position to maintain that popularity in to the past due ’70s, where time he …

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Earle Warren

Earle Warren was Count number Basie’s longtime business lead altoist and occasional pop ballad singer. He performed piano, banjo, and ukulele in a family group band before taking on the saxophone, ultimately buying the alto. He led rings within the Midwest during area of the 1930s before signing up for …

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Ewan MacColl

Ewan MacColl may have been probably the most influential person within the Uk folk track revival. From his early manhood until his loss of life in 1989, he continued to be passionately focused on folk, though not really specifically; he was also a poet, playwright, organizer, activist, songwriter, spouse, and …

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Lamberto Gardelli

Although given birth to and been trained in Italy, Lamberto Gardelli underwent his most important development through the a decade he spent as resident conductor from the Swedish Royal Opera in Stockholm. His function there from 1946 to 1955 coincided using the introduction of several performers who continued to international …

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