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Tag Archives: 1940s – 1990s

Champion Jack Dupree

A formidable contender within the band before he shifted his focus to pounding the piano rather, Champion Jack port Dupree frequently injected his lyrics having a rowdy feeling of down-home laughter. But there is nothing at all lighthearted about his rock-solid method having a boogie; when he shouted “Tremble Baby …

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Walter Bishop, Jr.

Walter Bishop, Jr. was a very important power pianist on many today’s jazz session through the bebop period, remaining a dynamic performer until his loss of life at age 70 in early 1998. The child of composer Walter Bishop, Sr., he was raised in Harlem’s Sugars Hill area, so when …

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Lennie Bush

Jazz two times bassist Lennie Bush was created in London on June 6, 1927. After making it through a child years bout with polio — albeit long lasting a long term limp for the rest of his existence — he analyzed violin, shifting to dual bass at age 16. Inside …

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Dorothy Love Coates

Possibly the most underrated gospel vocalist and songwriter of black gospel’s golden age, Dorothy Love Coates symbolized, in what of Craig Werner’s A BIG CHANGE Is Gonna Come: Music, Race as well as the Soul of America, “the very best of what the first ’60s offered: a style of call …

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Dorothy Donegan

An excellent virtuoso, Dorothy Donegan constantly switched between boogie-woogie, bop, stride, Artwork Tatum-style golf swing, and classical music, occasionally within the same chorus. In concert, she frequently come up with spontaneous medleys of unrelated tunes and was by no means timid to dance while she performed. She studied in the …

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Wade Frugé

Wade Fruge was among the last of the fantastic previous timey Cajun fiddlers. Known for his sensitive grace records, piercing chords and effective bowing, Fruge mixed soulful using highly-skilled articulation. Although hardly ever a full-time musician, Fruge’s like of music provided his playing a rarely-heard psychological depth. A lot of …

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Don Lamond

Equally skilled both in big-band and combo settings, Don Lamond is best-known for his association with Woody Herman’s Orchestra. He was raised in Washington, examined on the Peabody Conservatory in Philadelphia, and found early experience dealing with the big rings of Sonny Dunham (1943) and Boyd Raeburn. Lamond changed Dave …

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Carmen McRae

Carmen McRae constantly had a good voice (otherwise on the out of the question degree of an Ella Fitzgerald or Sarah Vaughan) nonetheless it was her behind-the-beat phrasing and ironic interpretations of lyrics that produced her most remarkable. She researched piano in early stages and got her first essential job …

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Rusty Kershaw

Being a soloist, Rusty (Russell) Kershaw has yet to complement the success that he previously in the first ’60s when he shared a duo with older sibling, Doug Kershaw. His albums, nevertheless, have already been well-conceived samplings of Cajun two-steps and nation ballads, and also have highlighted accompaniment by top-notch …

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Don Cornell

Don Cornell is among the longest and last dynamic singers in the big band period. Still performing first from the 21st hundred years, he’s a younger modern of Frank Sinatra and Perry Como, and something from the last performing stars from the 1950s pre-rock period who has preserved an active …

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