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Tag Archives: Vibraphone/Marimba Jazz

Jim Cooper

The Chicago vibraphonist plays post-bop. Not really a truly distinctive audio, but a good player of requirements and originals. Deserving wider acknowledgement.

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Johnny Lytle

Considered among the best vibes players on earth, Johnny Lytle was known for his great hand rate and showmanship. He was also a songwriter and composed a lot of his very own strikes, including “The Loop,” “THE PERSON,” “Lela,” “Selim,” as well as the jazz traditional “The Community Caller.” Lytle …

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Sam Most

Among the initial great jazz flutists, a cool-toned tenor, and an excellent (if infrequent) clarinetist, Sam Most was younger sibling of clarinetist Abe Most. He found early experience using the orchestras of Tommy Dorsey (1948), Boyd Raeburn, and Don Redman. By enough time he led his 1st session (1953), Many …

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John Jenkins

John Jenkins, who had an identical audio to Jackie McLean, was most dynamic in 1957, but dropped from music from the mid-’60s. In 1955, he caused Artwork Farmer, led his personal group, and freelanced around Chicago. Jenkins relocated to NY in 1957; used Charles Mingus; led two albums of his …

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John Cocuzzi Quintet

b. 26 Oct 1964, Andrews Atmosphere Force Foundation, nr. Washington, DC, USA. Cocuzzi got an extremely early fascination with playing drums and soon after graduation from senior high school in 1982 he went to Montgomery Junior University in Rockville, Maryland, as an used percussion major. During university, he also researched …

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Dick Sisto

While vibist Dick Sisto continues to be in comparison to both Gary Burton and Milt Jackson, his own lyrical design manages to synthesize both without ever succumbing to imitation. Sisto started playing vibes in quality school and continuing studying through university, ultimately playing in organizations that included long term luminaries …

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Charlie Shoemake

A graceful, bop-influenced vibraphonist most connected with George Shearing, Charlie Shoemake has been the sufferer of underexposure for a lot of his longer career. Blessed in Houston on July 27, 1937, Shoemake began being a pianist, and transferred to LA in 1956 searching for a profession in music. To create …

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Joe Roland

An excellent bop-oriented vibraphonist, Joe Roland was most widely known in jazz through the 1950s. He began like a clarinetist and analyzed in the Institute of Musical Artwork in NY during 1937-1939. In 1940 Roland started playing xylophone and some years later turned to vibes, freelancing around NY. He was …

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Victor Mendoza

b. c. 1955, Mexico. As a little child Mendoza examined flute before switching to percussion. He relocated to the united states quickly before he inserted his teens, learning music education and orchestral percussion at North Arizona University and he visited Berklee University Of Music. After graduation from Berklee, in 1983 …

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Lem Winchester

Lem Winchester had great potential being a vibraphonist nonetheless it was all trim short by way of a tragic incident. Inspired by Milt Jackson but creating a audio of his very own, Winchester actually performed tenor, baritone, and piano before selecting to stick solely to vibes. A officer in Wilmington, …

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