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Bobby Henderson

This under-recorded pianist is most beneficial known for a set of sides under his own name, both originally releases from Vanguard in the next half from the ’50s. A lot of his profession was spent playing single in various locations that involved pianists and even though he do also are …

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Bob Fuller

Simply no educated listener would ever declare that an integral is of simply no importance to a jazz and blues saxophonist, but Bob Fuller didn’t realize just what a powerful thing an integral is until he still left the music business completely. That’s because Fuller’s following work, after spending a …

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Blanche Calloway

Although she was hardly the magic size for the song character of Minnie the Moocher, Blanche Calloway was the sister of both famous jive bandleader Cab Calloway as well as the lesser-known performer Elmer Calloway. Her 1st high-profile gigs had been in the energetic Ciro Golf club in NEW YORK …

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Sonny White

This pianist was created Ellerton Oswald, a name that surely doesn’t sound as jazzy because the one he’d later adopt when he began employed in the mid-’30s within a combo led by Jesse Stone. He continuing playing piano until his loss of life in 1969, sticking religiously to 1 type …

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Andy Kirk

Andy Kirk was never a significant musician (actually he hardly ever really soloed), arranger or character yet he was an effective big bandleader within the 1930s and ’40s. He began playing bass sax and tuba in Denver with George Morrison’s music group in 1918. In 1925, he shifted to Dallas …

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Will Hudson

Jazz and pop arranger/composer Can Hudson led the Hudson-DeLange Orchestra around once (mid- to late ’30s) he was composing important pieces want “Moonglow,” “Body organ Grinder’s Golf swing,” and “Hocus Pocus.” Blessed in California in 1908, Hudson resided in Detroit, MI, by enough time he got into high school. During …

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Georgia Tom

Biographers of Georgia Tom Dorsey prefer to help to make comments such as for example “his existence was a full time income testimony of the energy of God.” But there is also the trashy part to the person, expressed greatest in song game titles such as for example “Terrible Procedure …

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Buck Washington

Area of the famous group of Buck & Bubbles, Buck Washington (an excellent pianist and occasional vocalist) caused singer-dancer John W. Sublett (Bubbles) for many years. Both Buck and Bubbles had been orphans plus they initial began teaming up as teens around 1917, executing in theatres and vaudeville as a …

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Buddy Bolden, Jr.

b. Charles Joseph Bolden, 6 Sept 1877, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 4 November 1931, Jackson, Louisiana, USA. The very first great jazz story, Bolden’s reputation is dependent mainly upon the reminiscences of another era of cornet and trumpet players of early jazz. They recalled him to be an motivation, …

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Gil Evans

One of many arrangers in jazz background, Gil Evans’ 3 album-length collaborations with Mls Davis (Mls Ahead, Porgy and Bess, and Sketches of Spain) are considered classics. Evans got an extended and wide-ranging profession that sometimes went parallel towards the trumpeter. Like Davis, Gil became involved with utilizing electronics within …

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