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Charles Dornberger

The career of Charles Dornberger included early and important participation in the reed portion of the Paul Whiteman band. But he also got a fair quantity of achievement in the ’20s and ’30s leading the Charles Dornberger Orchestra, especially in Canada. Descending from hard-working German share, Dornberger was thought to …

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Mark Tucker

Tag Tucker was a renowned biographer and researcher (although he was also a talented pianist), whose major subject over time was the fantastic Duke Ellington, and also other renowned jazz music artists. Although he originally performed traditional music while students at Yale College or university, he began monitoring jazz more …

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Ismael Rivera Jr.

Child of salsa celebrity Ismael Rivera, aka Maelo, Puerto Rican Ismael Rivera Jr. became a member of Ismael Cortijo in the past due ’70s. They produced a record known as Un Sueño del Maestro, offering “Muralla de Bronce,” focused on his dad. After shifting to NY, Maelo teamed up with …

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Marylanders

Baltimore-based R&B group the Marylanders shaped in 1945 — in accordance to Marv Goldberg’s profile in the Sept 1977 problem of Yesterday’s Memories — founders Lewis “Buster” Banking institutions (lead tenor), Johnny Paige (second tenor), David Jones (baritone), and Henry Abrams (bass) initially pursued a profession in gospel, but crossed …

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The Crickets

There have been two Crickets, obviously. One was Friend Holly’s group from Lubbock, TX, and there is also a vocal band of Crickets through the Bronx, NY. Though these Crickets had been under no circumstances trendsetters, they do manage to catch an achieved R&B audio led from the mellow vocal …

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Artie Shaw & His Gramercy Five

The currently popular quintet formation appears keen on naming itself like a “Five” of 1 sort or another — notes, chambers, People in america, men named Moe, fakers, gravediggers, primaries, after hours plus much more than five even more. With all that there is certainly nonetheless only 1 distinct usage …

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The Four Toppers

The superb vocalist Jim McGowan reaches the guts of any history concerning this group called the Four Toppers. Not merely if the group not really be puzzled with Motown’s later on hitmakers the Four Tops, it isn’t exactly like a group known as the Four Toppers that was mixed up …

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David Cleary

David Cleary (b. 1954) is certainly a traditional music composer and cellist who also offers a keen curiosity about and understanding of rock and roll music. He received a D.M.A. in the School of Cincinnati, an M.M. in the Hartt University of Music, and a B.M. from the brand new …

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Mick O’Connor

In Ireland as well as the Uk Isles generally, the name Mick O’Connor to begin with provides about as very much recognition to a person as “John Smith” would in america. Enthusiasts of traditional Irish music will understand the fellow who’s the main topic of this biography, a tenor banjo …

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Rosendo Mercado

Legendary Spanish musician Rosendo Mercado began taking part in guitar in 1966, quickly teaming up with Valeriano Moreno and taking part in as La Patata Química and Yesca; he became a member of the music group Fresa in 1972. 2 yrs later on, after changing their name to Ñu, the …

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