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Gildo Mahones

An extremely talented bop-based pianist, Gildo Mahones labored in obscurity within the LA area for quite some time. Mahones played in early stages with Joe Morris (in 1948) and Milt Jackson. Over time in the Military, he was Lester Young’s regular pianist from 1953 to 1956. Mahones gigged using the …

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Bunny Berigan

Bunny Berigan enjoyed a comparatively brief amount of fame, enduring from 1931 through 1939 — for the very first half of these 8 years a rapidly growing name inside the music business, as well as for the second like a star prior to the general public, featured within the rings …

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Calum Kennedy

“The King from the Highlands,” Calum Kennedy was the premier Gaelic singer from the postwar generation, reviving the customs of Scottish folk music through some stage productions and tv series that spotlighted his unmatched flair for showmanship. Given birth to within the Hebridean isle of Lewis on June 2, 1928, …

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Rex Harrison

b. Reginald Carey Harrison, 5 March 1908, Huyton, Britain, d. 2 June 1990, Manhattan, NY, USA. An elegant and urbane professional, Harrison had an extended and distinguished profession in dramatic and light humor jobs both in the theater and in movies, but is going to be appreciated by the general …

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Matthew Garrison

Electric powered bassist and producer Matthew Garrison may be the son of bassist Jimmy Garrison. Because the early ’90s, he provides documented and toured with an array of top-flight music artists including Ornette Coleman, Herbie Hancock, John Scofield, Joni Mitchell, Meshell Ndegeocello, as well as the Globe Saxophone Quartet, to …

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Marty Napoleon

The nephew of trumpeter Phil Napoleon and younger brother of fellow pianist Teddy Napoleon, Marty Napoleon gained his greatest fame using Louis Armstrong’s All-Stars during two stints. Napoleon was a fairly versatile participant whose design generally dropped between golf swing and bop. Originally a trumpeter, center troubles triggered him to …

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Prodigal Son

b. Calvin Curtis Whilby, 2 June 1976, St. Catherine, Jamaica, Western world Indies. Whilby grew up by his grandmother within a Christian environment and demonstrated loyal towards the beliefs until she passed away. Pursuing his grandmother’s demise he shifted to Kingston and resolved within the notorious Rema region where he …

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Pierre Favre

Like his contemporaries, saxophonist Steve Lacy and trombonist Roswell Rudd, Swiss drummer Pierre Favre performed Dixieland before getting into a profession in free jazz. Favre was self-taught on drums. He started working appropriately at 17; he used touring American music artists like Lil Hardin Armstrong and Albert Nicholas within the …

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Peven Everett

Peven Everett can be an underexposed artist of several talents whose function alternately addresses the territories of house, R&B, jazz, and hip-hop. Everett, who was simply given birth to in Harvey, IL, received a scholarship or grant to Berklee University of Music at age 17. Nevertheless, he finished up leaving …

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Valaida Snow

If fate hadn’t seemingly conspired against her, Valaida Snow may be counted among the best entertainers of the first 20th century; rather, she remains small known beyond a devoted cult pursuing. A gifted blues vocalist and multi-instrumentalist also mentioned for her abilities as an arranger, Snow was created on June …

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