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Teddy Hill

Though he led an effective big band through the entire 1930s, Teddy Hill is best-remembered for managing Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, a nightclub where experimental jam sessions ultimately resulted in the birth of the lingua franca of jazz: bebop. Ahead of that, his musical profession began after shifting to NY …

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Travis Shook

Travis Shook’s profession got off to an easy start though it has stalled somewhat since that time. He began on piano at seven, spent time playing rock guitar, and came back towards the piano. While at William Paterson University in NJ, he previously the opportunity to play with such music …

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TV Mania

The project of Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes and Warren Cuccurullo, TV Mania began within the middle-’90s as a couple of songs revolving around a family group starving for reality show fame — a concept several years before its time. The duo documented the music while their primary music group was …

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Trailer Park Pam

Brothers Keith Megna (vocals/acoustic guitar) and Dave Megna (bass) and pal Joe Bennett (acoustic guitar) had developed together in upstate NY, nonetheless it wasn’t before trio reconvened in LA that Trailer Recreation area Pam truly began. The three close friends started jamming, and documented a five-song demonstration in 1996. By …

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Stanley Turrentine

A legend from the tenor saxophone, Stanley Turrentine was renowned for his distinctively thick, rippling tone, an earthy grounding within the blues, and his capability to work a groove with spirit and imagination. Turrentine documented in a multitude of configurations, but was best-known for his Blue Notice soul-jazz jams from …

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Spike Robinson

Spike Robinson was nearly the last main tenor stylist who played within the 4 Brothers’ cool-toned design popularized by Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, and Al Cohn. The extraordinary part is the fact that Robinson appeared to emerge completely shaped in 1981 when he had been previous 50. Originally he began …

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Tony Martin

A favorite crooner from the 1940s and ’50s, Tony Martin’s deliberate delivery and intimate ballads were even more commensurate with vintage film musicals compared to the currents that could form the pop music from the last fifty percent of the 20th hundred years. Taking his motivation from performers like Russ …

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All-4-One

Doo wop-inspired adult modern R&B group All-4-One enjoyed platinum-selling, Grammy-winning achievement with their first releases. As the vocalists’ reputation was not suffered during the past due ’90s, they continuing to record and perform for over twenty years. The Los Angeles-based quartet — Tony Borowiak, Jamie Jones, Delious Kennedy, and Alfred …

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Stanley Jordan

Stanley Jordan’s finding in the first ’80s rightfully earned a whole lot of headlines within the jazz globe as he developed a new method of taking part in acoustic guitar. Although he had not been the first ever to make use of tapping, Jordan’s considerable expertise offered him the capability …

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Roland Hanna

A talented pianist with a method diverse enough to match into golf swing, bop, and much more adventurous configurations, Roland Hanna was among the last within an impressive type of great pianists who emerged in Detroit after Globe Battle II (including Hank Jones, Barry Harris, and Tommy Flanagan). After offering …

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