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John Henry Hopkins, Jr.

John Henry Hopkins Jr. might not possess a name the common male or female would recognize, but he was the writer of a function virtually everyone understands, the Xmas carol We Three Kings of Orient Are. While he composed various other carols, hymns and music, it really is this Christmastime …

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Machel

b. Machel Montano, 1975, Interface Of Spain, Trinidad, Western Indies. Montano started performing in his early years as a child followed by his sibling Marcus who performed acoustic guitar. The Montano family members determined that Machel should receive vocal teaching and by his ninth birthday, the vocalist’s vocal trainer chosen …

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Russ Freeman

Pianist Russ Freeman — never to end up being confused using the guitarist/innovator from the Rippingtons — was better referred to as a sideman when compared to a innovator, but he was a significant collaborator with both Chet Baker and Shelly Manne, leaving his tag on two of the very …

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Dr. Elmo

Lexington, KY, local Elmo Shropshire is way better referred to as Dr. Elmo, the whimsical personality who has offered a lot more than ten million copies of the vacation novelty music “Grandma Got STEPPED ON with a Reindeer.” After making a veterinary medication level in Kentucky, Elmo journeyed along the …

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Eric Reed

Pianist Eric Reed is among a lot of talented music artists who all emerged from Wynton Marsalis’ rings to pursue a rewarding single profession in his very own right. Delivered in Philadelphia in 1970, Reed’s initial contact with music emerged through his dad, a minister and regional gospel vocalist; he …

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Elisabeth Schumann

Quintessential Austro-German lyric soprano Elisabeth Schumann brought a floating, silvery (zero additional term can do) voice to her heartfelt, uncalculating art, endearing herself to audiences in both Europe and America. The freshness that educated her singing by no means failed her, even while she inserted her sixties. At that time, …

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Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra

Emerging from your ruined Germany of World Battle II, the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra was among the pioneers of both post-war chamber orchestra motion as well as the pattern to de-romanticizing the music of Baroque experts in order to attain “authentic” performances. It had been founded by Karl Münchinger in 1945 …

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Lara & Reyes

Sergio Lara and Joe Reyes certainly are a Latin acoustic guitar duo influenced by both folk and jazz; Lara & Reyes’ albums consist of 1995’s Guitarras Hermanas, 1996’s Ex loverótico, and 1998’s Riverwalk. Two albums; Globe Jazz as well as the holiday-themed Navidad adopted in past due 2000.

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Billy Vaughn

Billy Vaughn was perhaps one of the most popular orchestra leaders and pop music arrangers from the ’50s and early ’60s. Actually, he had even more pop strikes than every other orchestra head during the rock and roll & roll period. Vaughn was also the musical movie director for many …

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National Philharmonic Orchestra

Just like the RCA Victor and Columbia Symphony Orchestras stateside, the Country wide Philharmonic Orchestra (sometimes “of London,” sometime not) was a nom du disque. It grew from the eponymous RCA Orchestra located in London that producer-arranger-conductor Charles Gerhardt (1928-1999) constructed after 1960. After many years at American RCA as …

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