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Herb Pedersen

A longtime staple from the bluegrass picture, singer and multi-instrumentalist Plant Pedersen was created Apr 27, 1944, in Berkeley, CA. The kid of the policeman, he was launched to nation music at several Bay Region folk festivals, getting kindred spirits in fellow aspiring music artists like Jerry Garcia (who continued …

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Herb Geller

Natural herb Geller was a veteran from the LA jazz scene from the 1950s who played much better than ever with the switch of the millennium. Geller performed in 1946 with Joe Venuti’s Orchestra, and in 1949 he journeyed to NY to try out with Claude Thornhill. In 1951 he …

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MC Lars

MC Lars (true name: Andrew Nielsen) began building hip-hop-based tapes even though still a youngster, but was sidetracked from rap by such traditionally essential issues (to teens) as using guitar within a punk music group and finding accepted to some college. Nielsen visited Stanford and do an exchange stint at …

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High on Fire

Guitarist/vocalist Matt Pike, bass participant George Grain, and drummer Des Kensel shaped High on Open fire in 1999, following a collapse of Pike’s earlier band, doom metallic titans Rest. But while Rest had constructed their popularity on impossibly slothful music and copious weed usage, On top of Fire’s first launch, …

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Margaret Bonds

Margaret Bonds received great acclaim during her life time like a composer, pianist, and instructor. She was the 1st black soloist to execute using the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 1933, a meeting that is chronicled among the historical moments of dark satisfaction in American background. Ironically, she appears to have …

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Hellion

Los Angeles rock music group Hellion was founded in 1982 by vocalist Ann Boleyn — a willful and charismatic personality whose singing capabilities, it’s generally agreed, were actually relatively inferior compared to her travel as a business owner, and skill for self-promotion. Somewhere within proclaiming that her lineage reached back …

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Danny Flores

b. 11 July 1929, Santa Paula, California, USA, d. 19 Sept 2006, Huntington Seaside, California, USA. Flores’ parents had been immigrant Mexican field employees but he had taken to music, playing saxophone and composing modern Latin music, which he ably combined with nascent rock and roll. He performed beneath the …

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Daryl Coley

A celebrated gospel designer who also produced impressive creative detours into jazz and pop, Daryl Coley was created in Berkeley, California on Oct 30, 1955. Following the divorce of his parents when he was five, Coley and his siblings was raised with his mom in Oakland, California. His mom adored …

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Margaret Young

b. Margaret Youngblood, 23 Feb 1891, Detroit, Michigan, USA, d. 3 Might 1969, Inglewood, California, USA. Little sang as a kid and from 1920 got a profession on radio and information and she also toured vaudeville theatres. Her repertoire was filled up with novelty tracks and mildly risqué amounts, all …

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Maia Sharp

Vocalist and songwriter Maia Clear has a skill for passionate, emotionally honest music about lifestyle and like which have won her a loyal enthusiast following being a performer along with the ultimate present of respect from her peers — her music have been included in a multitude of music artists, …

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