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Cat Mother & the All Night News Boys

Grassroots rockers Kitty Mom & the FOREVER Newsboys formed in New York’s Decrease East Aspect in 1967 — comprising vocalist/guitarist Larry Packer, business lead guitarist Charlie Chin, bassist Roy Michaels, keyboardist Bob Smith, and drummer Michael Equine; By year’s end these were frequently headlining the Café Wha?, and shortly were …

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Elmo Hope

Overshadowed throughout his life by his friends Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk, Elmo Wish was a talented pianist and composer whose life was cut brief by medicines. His first essential gig was with Joe Morris’ R&B music group (1948-1951). He documented in NY like a head (beginning in 1953) with …

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Langston Hughes

The recording career of the great American writer includes not merely his own spoken word collections for Smithsonian-Folkways but many instances where his texts are used by additional artists, sometimes in direct collaboration with Hughes with other times following the fact. While greatly associated with dark jazz and blues, the …

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Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams followed within the custom of robust spirit vocalists such as for example Teddy Pendergrass, Jeffrey Osborne, and Adam “D Teach” Williams. The Virginia indigenous, not just a vocalist but an arranger and maker aswell, surfaced through the tail-end from the ’80s, around the center of the new jack …

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Charnett Moffett

Charnett Moffett is really a virtuosic bassist who’s equally skilled on acoustic and electric powered. The boy of drummer Charles Moffett, Sr. and younger sibling of drummer Codaryl, vocalist Charisse, trumpeter Mondre, and tenor saxophonist Charles Jr. (most of whom possess guested on his information), Charnett began on bass early …

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Mischa Elman

Elman was the next prodigy pupil of Leopold Auer (after Efrem Zimbalist) to be internationally famous before adolescence. Their Hungarian-born instructor — students of Joachim and following coach of Toscha Seidel, Jascha Heifetz and Nathan Milstein — was appointed teacher of violin in the St. Petersburg Imperial Conservatory in 1868. …

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Autosalvage

Among the relatively couple of NY psychedelic groups to accomplish national acknowledgement, Autosalvage’s day within the limelight was fairly dim and short. The music group included bassist Miss Boone, the sibling of Lovin’ Spoonful bassist Steve Boone, and Rick Turner, who added guitar to many of the songs on Ian …

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Bert Russell

Bert Russell was a songwriting pseudonym utilized by the legendary maker Bert Berns, especially early in his profession. (His name was Bertrand Russell Berns.) Early partnerships with Phil Medley — which created the best-known “Bert Russell” track, the Isley Brothers’ “Twist and Shout” — and Jerry Ragovoy frequently presented Russell …

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Blood, Sweat & Tears

No American rock and roll group ever began with just as much daring or musical promise as Bloodstream, Perspiration & Tears, or understood their potential more fully — and blew everything as quickly. Off their origins being a jazz-rock test that wowed critics and listeners, they continued — within a …

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Sidney DeParis

A unique trumpeter who match both New Orleans jazz and golf swing configurations, Sidney DeParis was particularly professional with mutes. He caused Charlie Johnson’s Heaven Ten (1926-1931), Don Redman (1932-1936 and 1939), Zutty Singleton (1939-1941), Benny Carter (1940-41), and Artwork Hodes (1941) and documented on the famous Panassie periods (1938) …

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