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David Morales

Known (and frequently derided) for his occupation as remixer towards the stars through the 1990s, David Morales was among the pioneers of home music in NY, an original mind in the 1970s who weathered the change-over from disco to accommodate and teamed up with Frankie Knuckles to create the best …

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Eddie Murphy

Like Expenses Cosby and Richard Pryor before him, Eddie Murphy was the preeminent African-American comic of his period; actually, Murphy was probably the preeminent comic from the 1980s, period — at his maximum, no additional performer, no matter competition, was a larger celebrity or a far more audacious skill. Merging …

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The Crystals

Among aficionados of the lady group sound, there can not be five acts even more beloved compared to the Crystals. Their best-known music, such as “He’s a Rebel,” “Uptown,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “After that He Kissed Me,” and “THERE IS NO Various other Like My Baby,” are among the …

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Joe Ascione Trio

b. Joseph Vincent Ascione, 14 March 1961, Brooklyn, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Ascione started playing music at age four, developing abilities on piano, electric guitar and bass, but focusing on drums. His research brought him levels not merely in music but additionally in computer anatomist, areas of his manifold skills …

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Danny Tenaglia

Danny Tenaglia has remixed and produced many sizeable club strikes but nonetheless remains most famous for his DJ residencies at the very top NY clubs from the 1990s — including Twilo (previously Audio Factory) as well as the Tunnel — and also a spate of mix albums, many of his …

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Jay & the Americans

Though that they had a couple of hits over the 1960s, Jay & the Americans were a throwback to a previous era within their doo wop-influenced vocals, neatly groomed, short-haired appearance, and mixture of pop/rock and roll with operatic schmaltz. Constructed round the neck-bulging upper-register vocals of David Blatt aka …

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