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Out of the Blue

Founded in 1984, Out of nowhere was devised as a car to feature a few of Blue Note’s best young jazz talents. Their repertoire emphasized hard bop-oriented originals that prolonged the Blue Notice legacy from the 1960s. The initial lineup of OOTB contains trumpeter Michael Philip Mossman, altoist Kenny Garrett, …

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Onaje Allan Gumbs

Pianist/keyboardist/manufacturer/arranger/songwriter Onaje Allan Gumbs (pronounced Oh-Nah-Jay) is among the music industry’s esteemed and talented music collaborators. Gumbs spent some time working almost three years with top skill within the musical areas of jazz, R&B/spirit, and pop to hone his significant skills. A incomplete list contains Woody Shaw, Nat Adderly, Norman …

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Ralph Bowen

Saxophonist, composer, and bandleader Ralph Bowen offers remained on a straight keel within the precarious globe of traditional jazz by always merging his executing and recording actions with university-level teaching positions. Bowen is most beneficial recognized to jazz followers like a co-leader from the ’80s music group he created with …

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Horace Silver

Through the perspective from the 21st century, it really is clear that few jazz music artists had a larger effect on the contemporary mainstream than Horace Silver. The hard bop design that Metallic pioneered within the ’50s is currently dominant, performed not merely by holdovers from a youthful generation, but …

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Percy Heath

A product of 1 of jazz’s most illustrious families, Percy Heath and his sublime, swinging bass served because the cornerstone of the present day Jazz Quartet for over 4 decades. Heath was created in Wilmington, NC, on Apr 23, 1930. The next of four kids, he grew up in Philadelphia, …

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Junior Mance

Junior Mance is normally famous for his soulful bluesy design, but he’s also professional at playing bop standards. He began playing skillfully when he was ten. Mance caused Gene Ammons in Chicago during 1947-1949, used Lester Youthful (1950), and was using the Ammons-Sonny Stitt group until he was drafted. He …

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Weldon Irvine

Keyboardist Weldon Irvine looms huge within the pantheon of jazz-funk, profoundly influencing the next decades of hip-hop performers for whom he served while collaborator and coach. Created in Hampton, VA, on Oct 27, 1943, Irvine grew up by his grandparents within the wake of his parents’ divorce, even though his …

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Jef Gilson

French pianist Jef Gilson came up in the ’60s and played within a straight-ahead hard bop design and in addition made forays into Afro-jazz and free of charge jazz, including a noteworthy edition of Pharoah Sanders’ “The Originator Has a Get good at Program.” He highlighted the youthful violinist Jean …

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Big John Patton

John Patton, generally known as Big John Patton, was among Blue Note’s busiest soul-jazz organists through the golden age of the Hammond B-3s. Between 1963 and 1970 Patton prepared up 11 albums’ worthy of of material being a head and sat along with a dizzying procession of competent improvisers, and …

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Horace Tapscott

While LA may be the power middle of the favorite music industry, it certainly is been a backwater so far as jazz can be involved. That isn’t because L.A. hasn’t created a lot more than it’s talk about of great players: a move call of main players who produced L.A. …

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