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Tag Archives: 1950s – 1990s

Dick Katz

A versatile pianist and arranger, Dick Katz continues to be in charge of many stimulating and memorable recordings over time, often as a significant sideman and/or manufacturer. He studied on the Peabody Institute, the Manhattan College of Music, and Juilliard, furthermore to acquiring piano lessons from Teddy Wilson. In the …

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Leslie Caron

b. 1 July 1931, Paris, France. A stylish, captivating celebrity and dancer. Caron’s mom was Margaret Petit, an American ballet dancer, and her dad, Claude Caron, a rich chemist along with his very own pharmacy in Paris. The nice life continuing until France was occupied during Globe Battle II when …

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Johnny Powers

Rockabilly artist Johnny Power’ story is among the even more intriguing the genre provides. Blessed John Leon Joseph Pavlik in 1938 in East Detroit, MI, he was the oldest of five kids. The family afterwards moved to the tiny city of Utica, MI, north of Detroit, where he grew up. …

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Johnny Western

A lover from the Older West and its own mythos from childhood, Johnny Traditional western was among the finest & most impassioned exponents of cowboy songs; a successor to both Gene Autry and Marty Robbins whose profession paved just how for the task of Michael Martin Murphey, Ian Tyson, as …

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Emil Richards

A well-respected studio room musician long located in LA, Emil Richards continues to be on a many periods, contributing his vibes mainly anonymously to recordings in every styles of music. He began playing xylophone when he was six and, while still in tenth quality, Richards used the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. …

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Leroy Vinnegar

Who owns a swinging “walking bass” way, comfortable in a number of idioms however, not a prolific soloist, Leroy Vinnegar had several heydays — in the ’50s and ’60s like a busy freelance recording sideman, so that as an associate of Les McCann’s most popular combo in 1969. Therefore, he …

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West Nkosi

Using the death of pennywhistle and alto saxophone player and record manufacturer West Nkosi, in October 1998, from injuries sustained within an auto crash, South Africa lost one its true music visionaries. While his playing was a significant element in the early-’60s achievement of Spokes Mashiyane and His All Superstar …

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Derrick Harriott

Delivered in Kingston, Jamaica, reggae vocalist/manufacturer Derrick Harriott started as an associate from the Jiving Juniors (from 1958 through 1962) before getting into his own single career, furthermore to producing various other artists, like the Ethiopians, Keith, and Tex. Harriott tended to rework outdated R&B love tracks as reggae music, …

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Sviatoslav Richter

Having learned the basics of music from his dad, Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter trained himself the piano and acquired already given community concerts before getting into the Moscow Conservatory in 1937. While still students, Richter won initial prize on the All-Union Competition of Performers of 1945. His playing gained him significant …

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Johnny Copeland

Considering the timeframe he spent steadily moving from gig to gig, Johnny “Clyde” Copeland’s rise to prominence in the blues world in the first ’90s wasn’t everything surprising. A agreement using the PolyGram/Verve label place his ’90s recordings in to the hands of a large number of blues enthusiasts all …

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