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Vernon Alley

This bassist is among the few jazz musicians to emerge from Winnemuca, NV — which is a dusty place a person truly does emerge from. He’s also among the just players whose last name answers the query of where in fact the sidemen should fulfill for a smoke cigarettes break. …

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Billy Guy

Previous bass singer for The Coasters, Billy Man held everyone in stitches backstage and in tour buses with an countless blast of raunchy jokes and tales. In 1972 he released his only humor work, a low-budget affair on the apparently self-produced label that non-etheless stands alone among the nastiest humor …

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Wilda Bennett

b. 19 Dec 1894, Asbury Recreation area, NJ, USA, d. 20 Dec 1967, Winnemucca, Nevada, USA. An early on stage appearance is at the play Everywoman (1911) and through the past due 10s and early 20s Bennett was frequently in NY musical productions, most of them on Broadway. These included …

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Bill Clifford

b. 1917, Hollywood, California, USA, d. 1984, NEVADA, Nevada, USA. After majoring in music in the University or college of South California, Clifford started his professional music profession by playing violin with Anson Weeks in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. He then redoubled up on both violin and trombone with dance …

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Mitchell Ayres

b. Mitchell Agress, 24 Dec 1910, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, d. 5 Sept 1969, NEVADA, Nevada, USA. As violinist with ‘Small’ Jack Small and his music group, Ayres became a innovator when a number of the music artists left to create their personal co-operative orchestra. Referred to as Mitchell Ayres And …

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Wingy Manone

Wingy Manone was a fantastic Dixieland trumpeter whose jivey vocals were well-known and somewhat similar to his modern, Louis Prima. He previously lost his correct arm inside a streetcar incident when he was ten, but Manone (who Joe Venuti once offered one cuff hyperlink for a Xmas present) never were …

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Harry James

Harry Wayne was probably one of the most exceptional instrumentalists from the golf swing era, having a bravura taking part in design that produced his trumpet function instantly identifiable. He was also probably one of the most well-known bandleaders from the 1st half from the 1940s, and he continuing to …

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Gloria DeHaven

An accomplished actress and singer, with an excellent voice and design and a attractive personality, Gloria DeHaven appeared in a number of movie musicals in the ’40s and ’50s. Her parents had been the favorite stage entertainers the Carter DeHavens, and Gloria moved into display business while she was quite …

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Timi Yuro

“The little young lady using the big tone of voice,” Timi Yuro was America’s finest white spirit singer from the 1960s. Her million-selling debut one, “Harm,” released a performer of such deep poignancy and depth that lots of listeners assumed she was a guy, an African-American, or both, even though …

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Tiny Moore

Most widely known for his function in Bob Wills’ Tx Playboys, Tiny Moore earned a status among the very best mandolin players ever. He was created Billie Moore in Hamilton State, TX, in 1920 and discovered to try out not merely the mandolin, but also fiddle, banjo, and drums. Earning …

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