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Paul Humphrey

A longtime session drummer who hardly ever emerged being a star in jazz circles, Paul Humphrey and his Great Aid Chemists had a brief stay static in the limelight when his one “Great Aid” managed to get in to the R&B Top 20 in 1971. Humphrey and his group actually …

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Gordon Goodwin

Saxophonist, keyboardist, and bandleader Gordon Goodwin appeared on albums by Louie Bellson and Gil Scott-Heron in the past due ’70s before the discharge of his debut single record, Near to the Advantage, on Nova in 1983. He continuing to operate primarily being a sideman, in addition to more and more …

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Wilton Felder

Wilton Felder spent over 30 years using the group referred to as the Jazz Crusaders (and afterwards the Crusaders). Within the mid-’50s whilst in senior high school in Houston, Felder, Joe Test, and Stix Hooper became the founding associates of the group, which shortly found Wayne Henderson as yet another …

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Herman Riley

The tough-toned tenor of Herman Riley is definitely a very important asset on the many performances and recordings located in the LA area. He performed locally in New Orleans as an adolescent, served within the armed service (1955-57) and attended NORTH PARK City University. After shifting to LA in the …

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George Duke

George Duke was an accomplished keyboardist, manufacturer, arranger, bandleader, and composer. He was effective in both well-known music and jazz, and straddled both edges of this aisle for some of his profession. Duke was raised in Marin Town, California, and in senior high school performed in his initial jazz group. …

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Nils Landgren

Swedish funk and jazz trombone participant Nils Landgren spent his formative years in the music college in Karlstad with the university in Arvika learning traditional trombone. He found out improvisation following a ending up in jazz legends Bengt-Arne Wallin and Eje Thelin and relocated to Stockholm, and he toured with …

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Richard Tee

Respectable R&B and funk session keyboardist, who’s done a huge selection of sessions simply by every major name within the rock, soul and R&B worlds. His very own recordings, plus his use studio room ensembles like Stuff possess tended to end up being dried out and predictable. He features best …

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Robert Irving III

b. 1953, Chicago, Illinois, USA. As a kid Irving performed brass instruments but additionally studied piano. Elevated partially in Chicago and in addition in NEW YORK, he performed many forms of music in various ensembles, meanwhile learning thoroughly. In 1978, he came back to Chicago where he continuing playing in …

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Rob Mullins

Rob Mullins is really a versatile keyboardist with the capacity of taking part in both crossover and bop. Given birth to in Enid, Okay, Mullins spent amount of time in Ontario, CA, before shifting with his family members to Denver when he was 14. He started playing drums when he …

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