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Papa Mutt Carey

Thomas “Papa Mutt” Carey was an old-fashioned trumpeter who spoke of Friend Bolden with reverence, made a spot of honoring Freddie Keppard, and named Joe Oliver as a significant inspiration, specifically in the usage of mutes. A longtime cohort of Child Ory, he embodied the initial stylistic manifestations from the …

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Jason Michael Carroll

Country vocalist Jason Michael Carroll is really a rootsy artist having a rocker’s advantage. Carroll grew up in a rigid religious family members in NEW YORK and had small connection with secular nation music. This didn’t deter Carroll and after senior high school, while functioning in a electric motor business, …

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Al Sears

It really is ironic that tenor saxophonist Al Sears’ one hit, “Castle Rock and roll,” was recorded under Johnny Hodges’ name (the altoist is virtually absent within the record), denying Sears his one opportunity at popularity. Sears had in fact had his 1st important work in 1928 changing Hodges using …

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Albert Ammons

A significant inspiration to generations of improvising musicians, Albert Ammons is most beneficial remembered as a thrilling pianist who inaugurated the Blue Notice record label by hammering out blues and boogie duets with Meade “Lux” Lewis, so when the daddy of very difficult bop tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons. Given birth …

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Arthur Askey

A veteran of the vintage British vaudeville picture would without doubt build-up pretty thick pores and skin, thus explaining comedian and songwriter Arthur Askey’s courage in dealing with as potentially menacing an adversary because the world’s population of bees; accusing the sting-capable animals of such faults as “accumulating the honey-comb …

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Muggsy Spanier

Muggsy Spanier was a predictable but forceful cornetist who rarely strayed definately not the melody. Properly in the home in Dixieland ensembles, Spanier was also an psychological soloist (similarly influenced by Ruler Oliver and Louis Armstrong) who was simply a specialist at utilizing the plunger mute. He began on cornet …

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Tino Rossi

Among eight children inside a Corsican family members, Constantino Rossi, the quintessential “Latin enthusiast,” known not only for his music but also for his visual appearance and film functions, began performing young, and not attempting to stay static in the family members business, still left Corsica for mainland France while …

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The Hipwaders

Self-proclaimed performers of “hip music for kids,” California pop/rock trio the Hipwaders are Tito Uquillas (vocals, guitar, mandolin, keyboard), Chris Blubaugh (vocals, bass), and Nick Baca (vocals, drums). Blubaugh and Uquillas started working jointly in the first ’90s after conference at their work environment. The impact of the experiences raising …

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The Mound City Blue Blowers

The Mound Town Blowers were an unlikely success. Originally made up of Crimson McKenzie on comb and cells paper (which sounded just like a kazoo), Dick Slevin on a genuine kazoo, and Jack port Bland on banjo, the initial band’s initial documenting in 1924 (“Arkansas Blues” and “Blue Blues”) became …

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Zion Travelers

The Zion Travelers might not have achieved the national notoriety of contemporary gospel quartets like the Spirit Stirrers, Pilgrim Travelers, or the Swan Silvertones. Even so, Zion Travelers had been one among the finest-quality gospel quartets of the time. Stylistically different, the recordings of Zion Travelers supply the listener with …

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