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The Montgomery Brothers

Friend and Monk Montgomery, with their even more celebrated sibling Wes, rivaled the Heath family members as jazz’s most prolific family members act. Pianist/vibraphonist Friend (1930-2009), bassist Monk (1921-1982), and guitarist Wes (1923-1968) performed collectively in two well-known along with other lesser-known organizations. Monk was the 1st jazz musician to …

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Chris Riffle

An indie folk singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Chris Riffle continues to be set alongside the likes of Nick Drake, Elliott Smith, and Ben Lee. Given birth to inside a rural section of Washington Condition, Riffle experienced a musical upbringing and frequently sang and used his parents. During senior high school and …

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Anita O’Day

Few feminine singers matched up the hard-swinging and equally hard-living Anita O’Day for pure exuberance and talent in every regions of jazz vocals. Though 3 or 4 outshone her in natural quality of tone of voice, her marvelous improvising, wide powerful shade, and innate feeling of rhythm produced her probably …

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4hero

Consistently on leading lines from the drum’n’bass battleground, the duo of Dego (McFarlane) and Marc Mac (Mark Clair) however failed to have the exposure of luminaries like Goldie and Roni Size, mainly simply because they didn’t release very much 4hero material during jungle’s crucial crossover years, from 1994 through 1997. …

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Marsha Ambrosius

Shortly after the finish of her gold-selling R&B act Floetry, singer, songwriter, and producer Marsha Ambrosius — whose biggest claim to fame like a writer is Michael Jackson’s Top 20 hit “Butterflies” — signed with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath label. Nothing at all originated from the short-lived alliance. During innovative limbo, …

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Deutschland Sucht den Superstar

Deutschland Sucht den Superstar (“Germany’s Visit a Superstar,” familiarly referred to as DSDS) was the German spinoff of maker Simon Fuller’s amateur tv display Pop Idol. Released within the RTL network in Oct 2002, Deutschland Sucht den Superstar originally presented Swiss celebrity Michelle Hunziker and previous soap opera acting professional …

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One for All

Hearkening back again to the classic ’60s Blue Note-style jazz sextets popularized by drummer Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, One for many is among the foremost mainstream jazz ensembles to emerge from the ’90s. A super-group of straight-ahead jazz titles, the group theoretically created in 1997 for any gig in the …

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The Modernaires

The tranquility vocal group the Modernaires originally formed in Buffalo, NY, in 1935 (most of its associates were senior high school pals), and were most widely known for performing with orchestras. Starting being a trio (including associates Hal Dickinson, Chuck Goldstein, and Costs Conway), the group would frequently assume an …

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The Mystics

Created in Brooklyn, NY, in the past due ’50s, this white doo wop group, comprising Al Contrera, Al Cracolici, Phil Cracolici, George Galfo, and Bob Ferrante, obtained their only main national strike in 1959 using the Doc Pomus/Mort Shuman-authored “Hushabye.” The wonder of this one hit tune, however, in conjunction …

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The Melodians

Vocal trio the Melodians were among Jamaica’s ideal rocksteady groups, lowering some classic singles through the past due ’60s and early ’70s that included the internationally famous “Streams of Babylon” and “Sugary Feeling.” The group was produced within the Greenwich City section of Kingston in 1963 and included Tony Brevett …

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