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Donald Bailey

A very important drummer and an intermittent harmonica participant, Donald “Duck” Bailey has appeared on the many sessions over time, usually being a sideman. Bailey freelanced in his hometown of Philadelphia and gained some popularity as Jimmy Smith’s regular drummer through the organist’s early leading years (1956-1964), showing up on …

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Donald Brown

An excellent pianist and educator, Donald Dark brown in addition has been a prolific composer. He was raised in Memphis and also began on drums and trumpet. By enough time he went to Memphis State University or college (1972-1975), he was playing jazz piano. After many years of regional work, …

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Frankie Jones

b. Greenwich Plantation, Kingston, Jamaica, Western Indies. Affected by local superstars including Brent Dowe, Tony Brevette, Tapper Zukie and Earl ‘Chinna’ Smith, Jones arranged his sights on the career like a vocalist. In 1978, he started recording at Route One and loved his first strike with ‘Sweeten My Espresso’. Through …

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Ben Dixon

Because the Blue Note Information house drummer through the early ’60s, Ben Dixon played on some of the most influential and long lasting sessions within the soul-jazz cannon, including landmark times alongside Give Green, Lou Donaldson, and Big John Patton. Created in Gaffney, SC, on Xmas Day time, 1934, Dixon …

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Joe Fields

A longtime veteran from the record industry, Joe Fields joined up with as well as Don Schlitten in 1972 to perform Cobblestone (a jazz subsidiary of Buddah) plus they quickly founded the Muse label. For a while Muse and its own sister label Onyx had been run from the duo …

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Boogaloo Joe Jones

Not to end up being confused with Philly Joe Jones, guitarist Ivan Joseph “Boogaloo Joe” Jones recorded many albums within a soul-jazz vein for Prestige in the later ’60s and early ’70s. Furthermore to leading his very own group for documenting reasons, Jones also used Wild Costs Davis, Houston Person, …

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Larry Ridley

A fantastic accompanist along with a thoughtful soloist, Larry Ridley has appeared on the many sessions being a sideman. He examined at Indiana School as well as the Lenox College of Jazz. After gigging in his hometown with Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Spaulding, and Wes Montgomery, Ridley relocated to NY, where …

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Chris Albertson

As an astute reviewer, Chris Albertson has very long uplifted the field of jazz journalism. His primary accomplishments are generating Riverside’s The Living Legends group of the first ’60s which led to a number of veterans from the 1920s and 30s time for records before it had been too past …

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Kenny Washington

Among the many small hard bop revivalists to get arrived in the past due ’70s and early ’80s, Kenny Washington has been around particular demand by much older music artists, using such legendary veterans seeing that Lee Konitz, Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, and Tommy Flanagan. Delivered …

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Ira Gitler

Among the world’s #1 bebop followers, Ira Gitler’s excitement for the music is a consistent feature of his prolific composing over time. As an employee maker for Prestige during 1950-55, Gitler worked well like a maker on many times and generally published the vibrant liner records. He helped Leonard Feather …

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