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The Duke of Paducah

There have been two great Whitey Fords through the 20th century. One was a left-handed pitcher for the brand new York Yankees, inducted in to the Football Hall of Popularity in 1974, as well as the various other, Benjamin “Whitey” Ford, referred to as the Duke of Paducah, was among …

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Art Gillham

Referred to as the “whispering pianist,” Artwork Gillham began reducing records in the first ’20s and held working steadily before middle-’50s. The causing accumulation of achievements, released recordings, and sheet music is normally a mountainous stack certainly; whispering may be so as just to keep carefully the entire matter from …

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Jimmy Gateley

b. Adam David Gateley, 1 Might 1931, Springfield, Missouri, USA, d. 17 March 1985. Gateley discovered to try out fiddle and first made an appearance with an area music group on KGBX Springfield in 1951. After a spell using the Crimson River Rustlers in Jamestown, North Dakota, he joined up …

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Malcolm Frager

Frager was a younger modern of Leon Fleischer (b. 1928), John Browning (b. 1933), and Vehicle Cliburn (b. 1934). Like them he became a significant prizewinner, you start with the Michaels Memorial Award in Chicago, accompanied by the Leventritt in 1959, and a yr later on the Queen Elisabeth Competition …

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Edith North Johnson

The wife of record producer Jesse Johnson, Edith North Johnson had not been a specialist singer or piano player, but she tracked 18 great blues sides in 1928 and 1929, including a session with Charley Patton in Grafton, WI, for Paramount Information, though it is doubtful Patton actually appeared on …

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Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

Like Cincinnati, St. Louis benefited from an influx of German immigrants after 1848, who brought an hunger for Old Globe musical tradition that took the proper execution from the Sängerbund, supplemented after 1865 from the Theodore Thomas Orchestra’s annual tour concerts. As Cincinnati’s Might Festivals became a normal port of …

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Irving “Mouse” Randolph

An excellent trumpeter with an unfortunate nickname, Irving Randolph was hardly ever a significant name but he was an excellent swing stylist. At the start of his profession, Randolph used Destiny Marable on riverboats and acquired stints using the place rings of Walt Farrington (1923-24), Willie Austin, Artwork Sims, Norman …

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Orville Knapp

It really is darkly prophetic that fellow was named after Orville Wright, who had made the initial airplane flight fourteen days before Orville Knapp’s delivery, as soaring airplanes ended up being the finish of him. The Midwest big music group leader was among the uncommon artists without family members background …

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John William Boone

Missouri-born BLACK pianist and composer John William “Blind” Boone was created to a slave mother who had used her name in the family that once possessed her — loved ones of American frontiersman Daniel Boone. Boone was created within a Union Military camp, and judging from his appearance his dad …

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James Scott

Sometimes called the tiny Professor, Wayne Scott is among the seminal numbers in the annals of ragtime, getting to his piano functions a virtuosity that influenced many jazz performers. Although his music by no means reached the type of viewers Scott Joplin’s do and was generally disregarded in the years …

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