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Elmore Nixon

b. 17 November 1933, Crowley, Louisiana, USA, d. June 1975, Houston, Tx, USA. Little is well known of Nixon, although his piano is usually to be heard on a lot more information than he produced under his very own name. His family members transferred to Houston in 1939, where he’d …

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Frank Motley

b. 30 Dec 1923, Cheraw, SC, USA. Motley discovered the rudiments of trumpet playing from Dizzy Gillespie and shortly created a novelty technique of playing two trumpets concurrently, thereafter getting known with the nicknames of ‘Dual Trumpet’ and ‘Two Horn’ Motley. After navy provider, Frank researched music at Chicago and …

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Erskine Hawkins

A talented high-note trumpeter and a favorite bandleader, Erskine Hawkins was nicknamed “the 20th Hundred years Gabriel.” He discovered drums and trombone before switching to trumpet when he was 13. While going to the Alabama Condition Teachers University, he became the first choice of the faculty music group, the ‘Bama …

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Faye Adams

Dubbed “the tiny gal using the big tone of voice” by legendary disc jockey Alan Freed, Faye Adams was among the pioneers of R&B, sketching on the expressive power of gospel music to make a group of deeply shifting and poignant reports that pointed just how for the emergence of …

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Floyd McDaniel

Known for blues-drenched jazz and jazz-drenched blues, Floyd McDaniel was an integral part of the Chicago picture for some of his 80 years. The vocalist/guitarist was created in Athens, Alabama but spent a lot of his existence within the Windy Town, where he’d relocated to when he was 15, in …

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Joe Liggins

Pianist Joe Liggins and his music group, the Honeydrippers, tore in the R&B graphs during the past due ’40s and early ’50s making use of their polished make of polite R&B. Liggins have scored massive strikes with “The Honeydripper” in 1945 and “Green Champagne” five years afterwards, posting a great …

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Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson

A sophisticated stylist in alto saxophone who vacillated throughout his profession between leap blues and jazz, bald-pated Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson (he shed his hair in early stages following a botched bout using a lye-based hair-straightener) also possessed a playfully distinctive vocal delivery that stood him in great stead with blues …

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Joe Houston

Joe Houston, a honking R&B saxman of wallpaper-peeling strength, recorded for just about any major 3rd party R&B label in LA through the 1950s. Once the leap blues custom faded, he segued directly into rock and roll & roll, actually cutting spending budget Twist and browse albums for Crown that …

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Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown

Anything you do, don’t make reference to multi-instrumentalist Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown like a bluesman, although his imprimatur for the development of Texas blues is enormous. You’re prone to obtain him riled. In the event that you must pigeonhole the tale, just contact him an eclectic Tx musical professional whose passions …

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Joe Lutcher

Alto saxophonist and vocalist Joe Lutcher had R&B strikes in the past due ’40s with “Shuffle Woogie” (for Capitol in 1948), “The Rockin’ Boogie” (for Area of expertise in 1948), and “Mardi Gras” (for Contemporary in 1949). While he was a reliable vocalist, his accurate forte was the sax. His …

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