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Tag Archives: 1960s – 1980s

Agnes Baltsa

While Baltsa’s tone of voice had its complex flaws, particularly a occasionally hollow middle register, she had a stage existence somewhat similar to Callas, a feeling of open fire and energy, that on her behalf admirers a lot more than made up for all those. While a von Karajan protégé, …

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Waymon Reed

A journeyman jazz trumpeter, Reed was a trusted bop-oriented soloist. After going to the Eastman College of Music and getting experience using R&B groups along with Ira Sullivan in Miami, Reed was an associate of Wayne Brown’s group during 1965-1969 and was with Count number Basie (1969-1973). Brief stints using …

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Bobby Jones

A figure best-known for his association with Charles Mingus in the first ’70s, Bobby Jones was a talented tenor saxophonist using a flexible style. He battled within the musical minimal leagues for a long period, using the Glenn Miller ghost music group (1959), several a few months with Woody Herman …

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Adam & Eve

Known most because of their Sonny & Cher-like 1966 one “THEY ARE ABLE TO Look at All of us and Laugh,” Adam & Eve were a Germany-based pop singing duo that, initially, contains American expatriate Johnnie Religious Dee and Czechoslovakia-born Eva Bartova. Ahead of forming, Dee had written several songs …

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Monk Higgins

Monk Higgins is most beneficial known for the R&B strike instrumentals “Who all Dun It all” and “Gotta End up being Funky.” The prolific Higgins also composed a slew of music for others including Bobby Bland and something from the Chi-Lites’ first singles, “Move Move Gorilla.” A mainstay from the …

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Wild Man Fischer

Crazy Man Fischer was to singing what Jean Dubuffet was to painting and sculpture. When the French expert of Artwork Brut exposed a whole genre of manifestation for artists not really “legitimated” by culture, Larry Fischer was the archetype from the Performing Outsider. If one queries beyond the anecdotal gossip, …

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Mary Wilson

A charter person in the Supremes, Mary Wilson has lengthy contended that she might have been as well-known a singer as Diana Ross, had Motown’s Berry Gordy not determined for extra-musical factors that just Ross was to get star treatment. Ross, Wilson, and Florence Ballard had been the initial Supremes. …

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Margo Guryan

Born in a fresh York suburb, songwriter extraordinaire Margo Guryan ironically more than enough grew up to generate perhaps one of the most exquisite and appealing, if small heard, one-shot “California” (although actually recorded on the East Coastline) soft-pop gems from the kaleidoscopic past due ’60s (copies possess fetched up …

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Buck Clarke

An excellent percussionist who frequently worked like a sideman in mainstream, soul-jazz, and funk situations (recording with famous brands Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock, and Les McCann), Buck Clarke led a past due-’50s date, Great Hands, for the Offbeat label and issued a small-pressing album, Hot Stuff, featuring Russ Freeman and …

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Moacir Santos

One of many Brazilian arrangers, having renovated the country’s harmonic vocabulary within the ’50s, the underrated Moacir Santos had nevertheless an extremely influential role seeing that he had seeing that his pupils, within the ’60s: Paulo Moura, Oscar Castro-Neves, Baden Powell, Maurício Einhorn, Geraldo Vespar, Bola Sete, Sérgio Mendes, Dom …

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