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Alan Broadbent

An unsung hero from the acoustic piano, Alan Broadbent is an extremely lyrical and melodic bebopper/post-bopper that has cited Costs Evans, Wynton Kelly, Tommy Flanagan, Nat “Ruler” Cole, and Red Garland as a few of his beloved pianists. Elevated in New Zealand, he shifted to Boston in 1966 to review …

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Tommy Potter

Tommy Potter was usually best-known for his association with Charlie Parker (1947-50), particularly to be an associate of Bird’s quintet at the same time when its additional players were Kilometers Davis, Duke Jordan and Maximum Roach. Never a significant soloist himself on the amount of an Oscar Pettiford, Potter (who …

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Al Belletto

Alto, baritone sax, clarinet. Red-hot participant who also retains a master’s level in music from Louisiana Condition College or university, Al Belletto could make transitions from traditional jazz to golf swing to bop. While functioning towards his undergraduate level, Belletto led his very own band. Then began experimenting his New …

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Al McKibbon

Noted for his rich, resonant strengthen and metronomic precision, Al McKibbon was among the leading bassists of the first bebop era, assisting giants like Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, and Thelonious Monk furthermore to collaborating with percussionist Chano Pozo to forge the appear of Afro-Cuban jazz. Given birth to January 1, …

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Arnold Ross

Arnold Ross will be best-remembered for the excellent chorus he took within the Jazz in the Philharmonic version of “Woman Be Great” that directly preceded Charlie Parker’s traditional single in 1946. Ross has already established a strangely episodic profession, sounding at his greatest in swing-to-bop transitional configurations. In early stages, …

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Art Taylor

Among the great drummers from the 1950s, Artwork Taylor was on the many hard bop and jam session-styled classes. His first essential gig was with Howard McGhee in 1948, which was accompanied by organizations with Coleman Hawkins (1950-1951), Friend DeFranco (1952), Bud Powell (1953 and 1955-1957), and George Wallington (1954-1956). …

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Art Pepper

Despite an amazingly colorful and challenging life, Artwork Pepper was quite consistent within the saving studios; just about any recording he produced is really worth buying. In the 1950s he was mostly of the altoists (alongside Lee Konitz and Paul Desmond) who was simply in a position to develop his …

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Tiny Grimes

Tiny Grimes was among the first jazz electrical guitarists to become influenced by Charlie Christian, and he developed his very own swinging style. In early stages, he was a drummer and proved helpful being a pianist in Washington. In 1938, he began playing guitar, and 2 yrs afterwards he was …

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Al Cohn

A fantastic tenor saxophonist and an excellent arranger/composer, Al Cohn was greatly admired by his fellow music artists. Early gigs included organizations with Joe Marsala (1943), Georgie Auld, Boyd Raeburn (1946), Alvino Rey, and Friend Rich (1947). Nonetheless it was when he changed Herbie Steward among the “Four Brothers” with …

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