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Armand Jump Jackson

Began in New Orleans, finished up in Chicago. The topic may be the blues backbeat, or maybe it’s the life span of Armand “Leap” Jackson. Or maybe it’s both, because the two are nearly one as well as the same. That fats, greasy sock tempo that was noticed on lots …

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Little Willie Jackson

Being a bandmember, saxophonist Small Willie Jackson frequently played golf swing jazz, but over the edges he issued under his own name, he played the LA jazz/leap blues cross types that was thus vital that you the delivery of R&B in the later ’40s. The blind Jackson used pianist Joe …

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Willie Bryant

Willie Bryant was significant to music twice in his profession, as the first choice of the talented big music group during 1935-38 so that as a favorite MC and disk jockey in the 1950’s. He was raised in Chicago and attempted unsuccessfully to understand the trumpet. Bryant started his profession …

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Wynonie Harris

Zero blues shouter embodied the rollicking memories that he sang of that can compare with raucous shouter Wynonie Harris. “Mr. Blues,” as he was not-so-humbly known, joyously related risque stories of sex, booze, and countless celebrations in his brand raspy tone of voice over a number of the jumpingest horn-powered …

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Willie Dixon

Willie Dixon’s existence and function was virtually an embodiment from the progress from the blues, from an accidental creation from the descendants of freed slaves to an established and vital component of America’s music traditions. That Dixon was among the initial professional blues songwriters to advantage in a significant, material …

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Harry “Fats” Crafton

Harry Crafton was among the better — and, ultimately, unfairly neglected — guitarists to emerge from the postwar period. He carved a little but special market for himself in Philadelphia starting soon after Globe War II, reducing for the string of indepedent brands with a electric guitar audio that was …

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Hal Singer

Equally in the home blowing scorching R&B or tasty jazz, Hal “Cornbread” Singer has played and recorded both more than a career spanning over fifty percent a century. Vocalist found his early knowledge being a hornman with several Southwestern territory rings, including the clothes of Ernie Areas, Lloyd Hunter, and …

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Camille Howard

Piano-tinkling chanteuses were quite the trend through the war years. But Camille Howard’s two-fisted thundering boogie design, very much like her LA modern, Hadda Brooks, was unquestionably the same as any 88s ace, female or male. Howard was area of the great migration from Tx to the Western Coastline. She …

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Sticks McGhee

He may never have been seeing that prolific or celebrated seeing that his sibling Brownie, but guitarist Stay McGhee cut some very nice boozy blues and R&B from 1947 to 1960 — like the immortal “Drinkin’ Wines Spo-Dee-O-Dee” (a melody that Jerry Lee Lewis, for just one, found on early …

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Al Killian

For just about any musician of talent to become “dimly remembered,” as was once discussed Al Killian, is a pity alone. If the topic involved was an achieved high be aware trumpeter, it turns into a bit inexplicable aswell, as playing high records with pizzazz is meant to become why …

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