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Buddy Montgomery

The youngest from the three Montgomery brothers, Friend Montgomery was a trusted, if underrated, vibraphonist and pianist. He became a specialist in 1948 and the next 12 months toured with Big Joe Turner. He performed piano with Slide Hampton in his indigenous Indianapolis, IN, offered in the Military, and was …

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Bruce Katz

Seldom does a musician display brilliant dexterity, in conjunction with sparks of creativity, similarly both in blues and jazz. One particular rare bird is normally Bruce Katz, who not merely meets these features, but excels in his knowledge of the styles and unleashes the most powerful assets of every. Most …

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Buck Hill

Buck Hill received some popularity in the 1970s to be a mailman who also also takes on tenor. He in fact began playing expertly in 1943, but constantly had a day time work in Washington, D.C. He documented with Charlie Byrd (1958-1959), but experienced to wait before past due ’70s …

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Bruce Eskovitz

After a handful of crossover files, Bruce Eskovitz actually extended on his Koch Jazz launch (One for Newk) as he paid tribute to Sonny Rollins. One selection (“Tenor Madness”) features him keeping his personal with the fantastic Ernie W. Eskovitz began playing tenor when he was 11 with age group …

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David “Fathead” Newman

As an adolescent, David Newman played professionally around Dallas and Fort Worthy of with Charlie Parker’s coach, Buster Smith, and in addition with Ornette Coleman within a music group led by tenor saxophonist Crimson Connors. In the first ’50s, Newman proved helpful locally with such R&B music artists as Lowell …

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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 Flanagan

Known for his perfect and tasteful taking part in, Tommy Flanagan received lengthy overdue acknowledgement for his skills within the 1980s. He performed clarinet when he was six and turned to piano five years later on. Flanagan was a significant area of the fertile Detroit jazz picture (apart from 1951-1953 …

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Tommy Smith

Given birth to and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, Tommy Smith is really a big-toned tenor saxophonist that has played both straight-ahead jazz and fusion. It had been in Edinburgh that Smith became set on jazz as an adolescent, and he was just 15 when he was approved towards the renowned …

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Tom Peron

A fixture in North California, trumpeter Tom Peron in 1982 joined up with pianist Jessica Williams’ quartet. A bop-oriented participant with a variety, Peron documented two albums for his personal Tomcat label, teamed up with drummer Bud Spangler to get a Monarch release, and it has appeared on information by …

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Aki Takase

While remaining steeped within the music customs of her local Japan, pianist and composer Aki Takase emerged among the most versatile numbers in modern jazz, her function working the gamut from conventional constructions and harmonies to accomplish abstraction. Given birth to in Osaka on January 26, 1948, and elevated in …

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