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Joe Carter

A fantastic cool-toned guitarist, Joe Carter started taking part in music when he was around 10. He considers Jim Hall, Expenses Evans, Paul Desmond, and Ed Bickert his primary influences and offers trapped to playing straight-ahead jazz throughout his profession. Carter, that has documented several recommended units for his personal …

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Last Chance Jug Band

Going by musicologist David Evans, THE FINAL Chance Jug Strap is usually a modern-day incarnation from the jug rings that been around in the Memphis area through the ’20s and ’30s, namely The Memphis Jug Strap led by Will Color and Cannon’s Jug Stompers going up by Gus Cannon. The …

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Henry Stuckey

Henry Stuckey was the accidental creator from the so-called Bentonia custom of nation blues. Blessed in 1897 in Bentonia, MS, Stuckey discovered an open up E minor electric guitar tuning from dark Bahamian military while portion in France during Globe Battle I, and upon coming back house in 1919, included …

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Frank Patt

b. 1 Sept 1928, Fostoria, Alabama, USA. After performing in chapel as a kid, Frank ‘Honeyboy’ Patt trained himself guitar immediately after emigrating to LA, California, in 1952. There he shaped a musical collaboration with pianist Gus Jenkins, also from Alabama. 2 yrs later Patt produced his 1st record, with …

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Linsey Alexander

Blues entertainer Linsey Alexander was created in Mississippi but raised in Memphis, where he got his initial guitar from a family group friend. After learning the rudiments of blues playing and vocalizing from recordings by Small Milton and B.B. Ruler (both of whom got also journeyed to Tennessee through the …

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Billy Davenport

Drummer Billy Davenport was created Apr 23, 1931, in Chicago. His parents had been sharecroppers from rural Alabama who migrated to Chicago in 1928. He started learning drums at age six, after acquiring an old couple of drumsticks within an alley behind the Twin Door Lounge in the southside of …

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Mississippi Matilda

Matilda Powell, who have performed beneath the name Mississippi Matilda, married multi-instrumentalist Eugene Powell, who have performed beneath the name Sonny Son Nelson, in the 1930s, as well as the few, along with Willie Harris, Robert Hill, and people from the Mississippi Sheiks, traveled to New Orleans in 1936 to …

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Leo Welch

Given birth to and raised in the hill nation of Mississippi, gospel blues guitarist and singer Leo Welch didn’t help to make his professional saving debut until he was 82 years of age, by which period he was just about the last inside a type of vernacular Mississippi guitarists who …

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Gus Jenkins

b. 24 March 1931, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, d. Dec 1985, LA, USA. Like a lot of his era, Jenkins drew his affects from 40s blues and spent a lot of his mature profession adapting towards the needs of rock and roll ‘n’ move and R&B. As his first recordings for …

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Willie Borum

b. 4 November 1911, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. c.60s. Borum discovered guitar as a kid from his dad and Jim Jackson, afterwards adding harmonica, which he discovered very much from Noah Lewis. He performed in the roads in jug rings, and proved helpful in Mississippi with Garfield Akers, Willie Dark …

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