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Charlie Persip

A fantastic drummer both in big rings and combos, Charli Persip changed his name from Charlie in the first ’80s. He previously early encounter playing locally in NJ and with Tadd Dameron (1953), but obtained his initial acknowledgement for his use Dizzy Gillespie’s big music group and quintet (1953-1958). In …

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Don Bagley

Formally been trained in bass, composition and arranging, Don Bagley made his early reputation touring and saving with Stan Kenton from 1950-1953. He consequently works with Kenton once again at differing times, however in 1954 Bagley started heading his personal rings. He was quite occupied like a program musician aswell; …

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Laurindo Almeida

During a extended and uncommonly productive job, Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida accomplished a ubiquity in popular music which has yet to become fully recognized. Mainly in charge of the Brazilian/North American “samba jazz” that could ultimately catch on by means of a musical pattern referred to as bossa nova, he …

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Gary Cherone

Gary Cherone was raised being a fraternal twin in the first ’60s in Malden, Massachusetts. Originally excelling in sports activities, Cherone established his places on a specialist basketball career. However, a serious leg damage thwarted such dreams. Following that, he permit his like of music end up being his guiding …

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Joan as Police Woman

Referred to by Joan Wasser as “punk rock and roll R&B” and “American soul music,” Joan as Police force Woman combines two of the largest influences on her behalf music: classic soul such as for example Al Green and Nina Simone as well as the rougher experimental sounds of Sonic …

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Alexis Weissenberg

If one wished to create a biographical feature film in regards to a classical musician, the life span from the Bulgarian-American-French pianist Alexis Weissenberg would furnish ideal written content. Created in Sofia in 1929, Weissenberg was trained to try out the piano by his mom. Several people of her family …

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Manning Sherwin

b. 4 January 1902, Philadelphia, Pa, USA (1898 may also be cited), d. 26 July 1974, LA, California, USA. After their studies at Columbia University or college, he became a songwriter and composer, employed in theater and movies. Among films where his tunes made an appearance are Blossoms On Broadway …

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Buddy Clark

Friend Clark was probably one of the most well-known male vocalists from the 1930s and ’40s, successful about radio, in films, and about record — had he lived longer, within the estimation of pop music scholar John P. Cooper, Clark will certainly have already been a rival to Perry Como …

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Brent Mydland

Picking right up where Keith Godchaux still left off within the spinning keyboard position for the Grateful Dead, Brent Mydland by songwriting alone would without doubt possess lasted the long term of another 16 years. Narrowly lacking the Disco Deceased era, Mydland began concealed behind a music group dynamic that …

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Brenton Wood

Brenton Wood’s charmingly unpredictable phrasing and his infectious feeling of memories made the steady uptown spirit of “The Oogum Boogum Melody” and “Gimme Small Indication” into strikes in 1967. Despite his skill being a pop-soul vocalist, Hardwood was never in a position to match such levels again, however those two …

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