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Peter Bernstein

Jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein was created Sept 3, 1967, in NEW YORK. He got his 1st break while going to the New College when he fulfilled Jim Hall, who recruited him to get a concert of guitarists within the 1990 JVC Jazz Event in NY. The display was documented by …

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Dennis Irwin

Bassist Dennis Irwin was a fixture of NEW YORK jazz for over three years, playing on a lot more than 500 LPs including periods headlined by Artwork Blakey, John Scofield, and Joe Lovano. Delivered in Birmingham, AL on November 28, 1951, Irwin was raised in Atlanta and Knoxville — his …

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Jeff “Tain” Watts

Jeff “Tain” W came to popularity as drummer with the first Wynton Marsalis music group. He continues to be greatly popular since, playing and documenting with such music artists as Geri Allen, Ricky Ford, Robin Eubanks, Betty Carter, McCoy Tyner, Gary Thomas, and Branford Marsalis, amongst others. He produced his …

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Curtis Lundy

Bassist Curtis Lundy (sibling of Carmen Lundy) is best-known for his are section of jazz vocalist Betty Carter’s music group, which includes at one stage or another got many eventual renowned music artists go through their ranks (including Jack port DeJohnette, Dave Holland, and Don Braden, amongst others). Lundy in …

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Kenny Washington

Among the many small hard bop revivalists to get arrived in the past due ’70s and early ’80s, Kenny Washington has been around particular demand by much older music artists, using such legendary veterans seeing that Lee Konitz, Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, and Tommy Flanagan. Delivered …

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Al Green

When R&B lovers hear the name Al Green, they instantly think about the Memphis soul singer who gave us ‘70s hits like “I’m Still deeply in love with You,” “Consider Me towards the River,” “Like and Joy,” “Filled with Fire,” and “Let’s Stay Collectively” — that’s, just before he became …

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Melvin Rhyne

Organist Melvin Rhyne’s best popularity was his involvement on 4 Wes Montgomery Riverside classes (including Montgomery’s initial and last record for the label). Thankfully, Rhyne survived lengthy more than enough, after some low fat years, to come back towards the major-league jazz picture and record some CDs of his personal. …

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Byron Landham

Within the ’90s, Byron “Wookie” Landham had become recognized as among the top jazz drummers in Philadelphia, where he continues to be utilized by well-known hard bop and soul-jazz improvisers like organist/trumpeter Joey DeFrancesco as well as the later organist/pianist Shirley Scott. And Landham also offers a fine popularity beyond …

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Mike LeDonne

Pianist and composer Mike LeDonne was created in Bridgeport, CT, in 1956. LeDonne was virtually elevated at his parents’ music shop and by age ten, his dad, a jazz guitarist, was employing him from gigs. After graduating from the brand new Britain Conservatory of Music in Boston, LeDonne transferred to …

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