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New McKinney’s Cotton Pickers

In Apr. 1971, altoist David Hutson noticed veteran banjoist Dave Wilborn becoming interviewed on the air. He was impressed by Wilborn’s vitality but dismayed that he was overlooked and hadn’t worked well in music for 15 years. Since Wilborn (who also sang) was the last living survivor of McKinney’s Natural …

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Joe Reichman

b. 1898, USA, d. Apr 1970, Dallas, Tx, USA. Reichman was an achieved piano participant, billing himself ‘The Pagliacci from the Piano’, before he embarked on his profession as a music group head. His dance music group, produced in St. Louis in the past due 20s, included sidemen Artwork Lewis, …

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Carl Ravazza

b. 1910, Alameda, California, USA, d. 29 July 1968, Reno, Nevada, USA. Carl Ravazza And His Orchestra created in the middle-30s in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California, USA. Previously their innovator had worked well as violinist and vocalist with Tom Coakley, ultimately overtaking that music group when Coakley became an …

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Ed Berger

Developing up in Philadelphia, Ed Berger was a kid from the bop era. Affected as a young child by Benny Goodman, Berger began talking lessons in one of John Coltrane’s educators. Soon thereafter, like numerous others, Berger’s musical existence was considerably and irrevocably modified after hearing Charlie Parker in the …

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Edgar Hayes & His Orchestra

b. Edgar Junius Hayes, 23 Might 1904, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, d. 28 June 1979, San Bernadino, California, USA. Hayes’ name will be connected with his tinkling, cocktail-lounge interpretation of Hoagy Carmichael’s ‘Superstar Dirt’, which emerged backed using a edition of ‘In The Disposition’, the coupling offering the piano-playing Hayes using …

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Eugene Hall

Once more proving the grandiose features of people using this type of first name, Eugene Hall was both a legendary instrumentalist on the subject of which tall stories typical of the Texan have already been told aswell mainly because an innovator in music education, his particular region being the idea …

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Rudy Williams

A hard-blowing alto saxophonist, Rudy Williams produced many information in the ’30s,’40s and ’50s with combos and big rings. He was most widely known for his tenure in The Savoy Sultans. Williams started playing saxophone at 12, and finally emphasized alto, though he also performed baritone and tenor. He became …

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Victor Silvester & His Orchestra

b. Victor Marlborough Silvester, 25 Feb 1900, Wembley, Middlesex, Britain, d. 14 August 1978, Le Lavandou, France. This essential dance orchestra innovator in the united kingdom for over 30 years originated ‘rigid tempo’ ballroom dance. The second child of the vicar in Wembley, London, Silvester discovered to dance and perform …

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Ady Rosner

Ady Rosner is a significant shape in 20th hundred years European music background, who was simply unfortunately at the mercy of persecution by repressive government authorities more often than once during his profession. Created Adolph Ignatievich Rosner, he was creating jazz in Poland a long time before the times of …

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