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Tag Archives: 1950s – 2000s

Snooks Eaglin

When they described regularly amazing guitarist Snooks Eaglin being a human jukebox in his New Orleans hometown, they weren’t dissing him at all. The blind Eaglin was a favorite shape in the Crescent Town, not merely for his gritty, Ray Charles-inspired vocal delivery and wholly imaginative method of the guitar, …

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Steve Lacy

Among the great soprano saxophonists ever (rank up there with Sidney Bechet and John Coltrane), Steve Lacy’s profession was fascinating to view develop. He originally doubled on clarinet and soprano (falling the former with the middle-’50s), motivated by Bechet, and performed Dixieland in NY with Rex Stewart, Cecil Scott, Crimson …

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Gordon Mumma

Gordon Mumma is really a cofounder, with Robert Ashley, from the Cooperative Studio room for Electronic Music in Ann Arbor, MI, which includes experienced existence because the early 60s.

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Paul Rutherford

An experimental, unstable player who also offers a good love of life, trombonist Paul Rutherford’s worked in lots of seminal free rings from the ’60s. He began on saxophone within the middle-’50s, after that turned to trombone and performed that device in Royal Atmosphere Force rings from 1958 to 1963. …

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Ted Herold

Harald Walter Bernhard Schubring (better referred to as Ted Herold) was a favorite German schlagersanger most widely known for his German-language addresses of the music of Elvis Presley. He documented his first music when he was just 16, having produced contact with the people at Polydor by way of a …

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Ted Jarrett

Ted Jarrett pioneered the wealthy if under-recognized tradition of Nashville R&B — an African-American performer, composer, and label owner employed in the margins of Music Town USA’s famous country recording industry, he carved away a profession spanning half of a century, creating now-classic crossover efforts including “YOU MAY MAKE It …

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Skeeter Davis

Skeeter Davis by no means received very much critical attention, however in the ’50s and ’60s, she recorded a few of the most accessible crossover nation music, occasionally skirting rock and roll & roll. Created Mary Penick, Davis required her last name after developing a duo with Betty Jack port …

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Slide Hampton

Slide Hampton is a okay trombonist and arranger because the mid-’50s, assisting to keep the custom of bop alive both in his using and his composing. After dealing with Pal Johnson (1955-1956) and Lionel Hampton, he became a significant drive in Maynard Ferguson’s exceptional big music group of 1957-1959. He …

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Charles Mackerras

Charles Mackerras was known for his large repertoire, experience in Czech music, and usage of period efficiency practices with contemporary orchestras. Created an American, he was taken up to Australia as a child by his family members. He researched oboe, piano, and structure at New South Wales Conservatorium, Sydney. He …

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Amalia Mendoza

Latin superstar Amalia Mendoza (given birth to Amalia Mendoza García) was created and raised within the bosom of a normal Mexican family associated with folk music. She started her solo profession in 1954 while performing on the radio display. In the past due ’50s, los Tariácuri (name extracted from her …

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