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Rafael Hernández

An early on émigré to East Harlem from his indigenous Puerto Rico, Rafael Hernández did very much to build up the Latin music community in the us through the 1920s and ’30s, both through his well-known songwriting and his leading of the renowned string quartet. His compositions, including “Lamento Borincano,” …

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Jimmy Dawkins

Chicago guitarist Jimmy Dawkins could have desired to keep his longtime nickname “Fast Fingertips” behind. It had been always something of the stylistic misnomer in any case; Dawkins’ Western world Side-styled electric guitar slashed and surged, but rarely burnt with incendiary swiftness. Dawkins’ blues had been generally from the brooding, …

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Merl Saunders

Hammond B-3 participant Merl Saunders recorded with numerous renowned performers beginning in the first ’70s and led a lot of his own times in a number of styles from jazz to blues to modern to rock. Given birth to on ROMANTIC DAYS CELEBRATION, 1934 in San Mateo, California, Saunders started …

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Rosana

Gifted and award-winning Spanish singer/songwriter Rosana Arbelo got involved with music after obtaining her initial guitar at age five and composing her initial song 3 years later on. The artist’s enthusiasm for music grew in her college student years at an area Catholic college, and she later on relocated to …

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Jimmy Campbell

This fiddler arrived over the bluegrass scene when lots of the older legends were searching for fresh blood to complete the ranks of the groups. Hence greenhorn fiddler Jimmy Campbell could play with Costs Monroe, regarded the inventor from the genre, in addition to with Jim and Jesse McReynolds and …

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Jesse Harris

Jesse Harris 1st rose to nationwide interest via Norah Jones’ 2002 Grammy-winning album End up with Me, that he played acoustic guitar and wrote the strike song “HAVE NO IDEA So why.” His personal career, however, experienced launched prior to his cooperation with Jones. A indigenous New Yorker, Harris was …

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Tila Tequila

Though she was created to some Vietnamese family in Singapore, Tila Nguyen spent a lot of her life in Houston, TX, the area to which her parents had immigrated when she was just one single year old. Having a childhood filled with battles and rebellion (it had been in senior …

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Mark Gray

Over his career, singer/songwriter Mark Gray endured many good and the bad. He was created in Vicksburg, Mississippi, the youngest of seven kids. His mother passed away when he was two, and he grew up on Lookout Hill, Georgia by his aunt and uncle. It had been there that he …

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Digital Bled

Digital Bled may be the brainchild of João Pedro Veloso Rodrigues, a Portuguese producer/musician/DJ that has lived in Paris because the ’70s. The Paris resident, who frequently goes on DJ Pedro, mementos an intriguing, extremely percussive mixture of electronica (specifically trip-hop) and globe music. Digital Bled offers some delicate South …

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Wendell Marshall

Best-known for his exceptional are a supportive bassist with Duke Ellington (1948-1955), Wendell Marshall was the cousin of Jimmy Blanton. After participating in Lincoln College or university and serving within the Military, he worked for a couple a few months with Stuff Smith. In 1948, he shifted to NY and …

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