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Jan Garber

Billed as “the Idol from the Airwaves,” Jan Garber led a huge band within the 1930s which was the epitome of “special” music. His reed section’s quavering saxophones (sounding as though they were filled with feeling that nearly bordered on sarcasm) had been the band’s brand and, when it found …

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Lew Tabackin

Lew Tabackin is among the few jazz musicians that has been able to build up very different musical personalities in two instruments. Being a tenor saxophonist, he’s a hard-driving, tough-toned participant similar to Sonny Rollins, Don Byas, and occasionally, tone-wise, Ben Webster. But simply because a flutist, he appears like …

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Leon Lee Dorsey

Leon Lee Dorsey made a solid impression like a leader along with his 1995 debut disk The Watcher (on Landmark). A graduate from Oberlin University, the College or university of Wisconsin, as well as the Manhattan College of Music, he offers played like a sideman with a multitude of best …

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Lou Bennett

Lou Bennett began being a bop pianist, then switched to body organ and became a good participant in the later ’50s. With Jimmy Smith’s virtuostic approach as motivation, Bennett still left piano behind in 1956, and toured the East and Midwest along with his body organ trio from 1957 through …

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Joey Lawrence

NBC’s Blossom hearthrob began his profession doing advertisements, which resulted in an appearance over the Tonight Present belting “Offer My Relation to Broadway” in age group of five. Discovered by Nell Carter, he was put into the ensemble of her NBC sitcom, Gimme A REST. Blessed (1976) and elevated within …

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Joe Wilder

A versatile trumpeter sporting a lovely build quality, Joe Wilder’s using was filled with character as well as the invaluable capability to tell a tale along with his horn — a characteristic he said was fueled by one of is own “original inspirations,” Benny Carter. Wilder grew up in Philadelphia, …

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Janet Blair

b. Martha Janet Lafferty, 23 Apr 1921, Altoona, Pa, USA, d. 19 Feb 2007, Santa Monica, California, USA. A music group singer who continued to become popular film celebrity, Blair changed Nan Wynn within the well-known Hal Kemp Music group in the past due 30s, and continued to be there …

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Joe Tarsia

Philadelphia-based engineer Joe Tarsia’s abilities can be noticed on an incredible number of traditional pop music edges, earning him more than 150 precious metal and platinum record honours. He’s also the founder/owner from the famous Sigma Audio Studios, which besides being truly a state-of-the-art recording studio room, was the documenting …

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Joe Thomas

An excellent golf swing trumpeter who hardly ever gained much identification except from music artists, Joe Thomas was considered an extremely valuable player within the 1930’s and 40’s. He debuted skillfully with Cecil Scott in 1928 and performed through the entire Midwest with lesser-known groupings led by Darrell Harris, Eli …

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Duane Eubanks

b. 24 January 1969, Philadelphia, Pa, USA. The youngest of three jazz-playing brothers, along with a nephew of Ray Bryant, Duane Eubanks grew up in intensively musical environment. Deciding to understand the trumpet, he quickly started to play efficiently within the post-bop idiom. After learning for a level running a …

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