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Kenneth Leighton

Leighton was educated in Queen’s University, Oxford and in 1951 won the Mendelssohn Scholarship or grant, enabling him to keep his research in Rome. He received many distinguished awards and was appointed as lecturer and Fellow of Worcester University in 1968. In 1970 he was produced Reid Teacher of Music …

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Alphonso Trent

b. Alphonse Trent, 24 August 1905, Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA, d. 14 Oct 1959, Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA. Blessed right into a middle-class family members, Trent discovered piano young and by his teenagers was playing frequently in regional dance rings. He produced his own music group while in his past …

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Bryan Spring

b. 24 August 1945, London, Britain. Spring was among a small number of youthful drummers (others included Bobby Orr and Phil Seamen) who surfaced in the 50s to provide the lie towards the cliché ‘British rhythm areas don’t golf swing’. Originally self-taught because the age group of six, Planting season …

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Penny Edwards

b. Millicent Maxine Edwards, 24 August 1928, Jackson Heights, NY, USA, d. 26 August 1998, Friendswood, Tx, USA. Dance from early youth, Edwards was briefly on Broadway, showing up in the chorus of Ziegfeld Follies Of 1943, and sang and danced in a variety of sketches in Olsen And Johnson’s …

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Dave Kerman

Destined to be among the most powerful rock and roll drummers from the ’80s and ’90s and the brand new millennium, Dave Kerman began using the drum sticks when he was six years of age. Although he failed a percussion audition for the institution music group when he was nine, …

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Wynonie Harris

Zero blues shouter embodied the rollicking memories that he sang of that can compare with raucous shouter Wynonie Harris. “Mr. Blues,” as he was not-so-humbly known, joyously related risque stories of sex, booze, and countless celebrations in his brand raspy tone of voice over a number of the jumpingest horn-powered …

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Mason Williams

Mason Williams reached his top in the later 1960s. A funny scriptwriter and virtuosic classical guitar participant and composer, Williams reached the very best of the strike parade in 1968 along with his traditional folk acoustic guitar instrumental, “Traditional Gas.” Though it took half a year for the solitary to …

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Danny Joe Brown

Best known while the raspy-voiced frontman for Southern rock and roll combo Molly Hatchet, vocalist Danny Joe Dark brown was created August 24, 1951, in Jacksonville, FL. At age 19, while an associate from the U.S. Coastline Safeguard, he was identified as having diabetes, but after completing his armed service …

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Mitch Malloy

Given birth to and raised in Dickinson, ND, Mitch Malloy began developing his music skills at a age, performing in college concerts and chapel choirs. As a teen, Malloy started to slice his tooth in cover rings before going to art college in Seattle. Departing college after a 12 months, …

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Mike Cooper

Influential British isles guitarist Mike Cooper is normally primarily seen as a folk-blues guitarist and singer/songwriter, though his wide variety of work can’t be so easily described. He’s also a celebrated improviser and digital musician. Furthermore, he creates audio installations and radio artwork; he’s a videographer, journalist, and music historian; …

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