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Lisa Meri

Lisa Meri, a talented vocalist, guitarist, and composer, was created in Manhattan. She begun to research music when she was just nine years of age, first acquiring violin lessons. After 3 years, her curiosity changed to your guitar. At 15, she performed her initial gig, obtaining the chance to accomplish …

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Wesley Jackson

Writer William Saroyan starts his 1946 book entitled The Ventures of Wesley Jackson using the famous series “I am Wesley Jackson, I’m 19 years of age, and the best tune is ‘Valencia.'” The outstanding tempo and blues guitarist who’s in fact named Wesley Jackson begins turning up on recordings just …

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Harold “Geezil” Minerve

A fine golf swing stylist, Harold “Geezil” Minerve’s main state to popularity is that he was Johnny Hodges’ substitute in Duke Ellington’s Orchestra after Hodges’ unexpected death. Minerve was raised in Florida and started playing music when he was 12. In early stages he used Ida Cox, freelanced in New …

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Ray Charles

Reaching number 3 for the pop graphs in 1964 with perhaps one of the most successful easy hearing singles from the ’60s, “Appreciate Me with ALL OF YOUR Heart (Cuando Caliente el Sol),” the Ray Charles Singers produced many genteel albums of choral disposition music through the entire ’50s and …

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Laura Burgo

Laura Burgo, a self-taught vocalist and songwriter, was created in the tiny city of Pawtucket, RI, and raised in St. Louis. She was raised in a house filled up with music, because of her mom, another music enthusiast. The youthful Burgo began composing songs and performing young. In senior high …

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Rick Iantosca

Guitarist/maker Rick Iantosca found out his way in to the music market through a hard-earned place as an associate engineer in a recording studio room. He had developed in South Orange, NJ, where he quickly perfected several tools and became an obsessive musician. After university, he discovered his chance to …

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Charles Brown

Tenor sax. Not really the popular blues and R&B pianist, but a journeyman tenor saxophonist whose instant of glory was included with a 1972 Soaring Dutchman recording. He was better referred to as Charlie Dark brown, and performed off his name for record whose name was takeoff of previous Coaster’s …

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Pinky Williams

Pinky Williams and Skippy Williams were brothers from Tuscaloosa, AL, who became professional reed players in jazz and R&B rings. In each case we were holding lengthy, prolific careers, carrying out a equivalent arc. Both began playing as teens and were currently carrying out gigs by the finish from the …

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Antonella Bucci

Italian pop singer Antonella Bucci produced her debut while playing the role of Mary Magdalene in the musical Jesus Christ Superstar at her school. It had been in 1989 when the designer decided to turn into a professional, after earning Castrocaro’s New Voices competition with her track “C’e El Motivo …

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Garnet Mimms

Most widely known for his initial rendition of “Cry Baby,” later on a significant item in Janis Joplin’s repertoire, Garnet Mimms’ pleading, gospel-derived strength made him among the first true soul performers. His legacy continues to be criminally underappreciated, since for reasons uknown he never obtained another strike on the …

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