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Eddie Lockjaw Davis

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Edward Davis (March 2, 1922 – November 3, 1986), who performed and recorded as Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Davis played with Cootie Williams, Lucky Millinder, Andy Kirk, Eddie Bonnemere, Louis Armstrong, and Count Bas ...

Ted Curson

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Ted Curson

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Theodore "Ted" Curson (June 3, 1935 – November 4, 2012) was an American jazz trumpeter. He is perhaps best known for recording and performing with Charles Mingus. Curson was born in Philadelphia. He became interested in playing trumpet after watching a ...

Acker Bilk

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Acker Bilk

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Bernard Stanley "Acker" Bilk, MBE (28 January 1929 – 2 November 2014) was an English clarinettist and vocalist known for his appearance – goatee, bowler hat and striped waistcoat – and breathy, vibrato-rich, lower-register clarinet style. Bilk's 1962 i ...

Eddie Harris

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Eddie Harris

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Eddie Harris (October 20, 1934 – November 5, 1996) was an American jazz musician, best known for playing tenor saxophone and for introducing the electrically amplified saxophone. He was also fluent on the electric piano and organ. His best-known compositi ...

Hank Thompson

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Hank Thompson

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Henry William "Hank" Thompson (September 3, 1925 – November 6, 2007) was an American country music entertainer whose career spanned seven decades. Thompson's musical style, characterized as honky tonk Western swing, was a mixture of fiddles, electric g ...

Adelaide Hall

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Adelaide Hall

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Adelaide Louise Hall (October 20 1901 – November 7 1993) was an American-born UK-based jazz singer and entertainer. Her long career spanned more than 70 years from 1921 until her death and she was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Hall entered th ...

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Milton "Shorty" Rogers (April 14, 1924 – November 7, 1994) was one of the principal creators of West Coast jazz. He played both the trumpet and flugelhorn, and was in demand for his skills as an arranger. Rogers worked first as a professional musician ...

Frances Faye

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Frances Faye (November 4, 1912 – November 8, 1991) was a United States cabaret and show tune singer and pianist. She was born to a working-class Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York City. She was a second cousin of actor Danny Kaye. Born as Frances Cohe ...

Stanley Myers

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Stanley Myers (October 6th 1930 – November 9th 1993) was a British film composer who scored over sixty films. He also wrote the guitar piece "Cavatina" Myers was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; as a teenager he went to King Edward's School ...

Gerald Levert

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Gerald Levert

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Gerald Edward Levert (July 13, 1966 – November 10, 2006) was an American soul singer, songwriter and producer. He sang with his brother, Sean Levert, and friend Marc Gordon of the trio LeVert. He was also a member of LSG, a supergroup comprising Keith Swe ...

Erskine Hawkins

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Erskine Hawkins

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Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (July 26, 1914 – November 11, 1993) was an American trumpet player and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel".He is most remembered for composing the jazz standard "Tuxedo Junction" (1939) with s ...

David "Stringbean" Akeman

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David Akeman (June 17, 1916 – November 10, 1973), better known as Stringbean (or String Bean), was an American country music banjo player and comedy musician best known for his role on the hit television show, Hee Haw, and as a member of the Grand Ole Opr ...

Tony Thompson

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Anthony Terrence "Tony" Thompson (November 15, 1954 – November 12, 2003) was an American session drummer best known as the drummer of The Power Station and a member of Chic. He was raised in the middle-class community of Springfield Gardens, in Queens, N ...

Mitch Mitchell

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Mitch Mitchell

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John Ronald "Mitch" Mitchell (9 July 1947 – 12 November 2008) was an English drummer who was best known for his work in the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He was inducted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame in 2009. Mitchell starred in a children's televisi ...

Ol Dirty Bastard

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Ol Dirty Bastard

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Russell Tyrone Jones (November 15, 1968 – November 13, 2004), better known under his stage name Ol' Dirty Bastard (or ODB), was an American rapper, producer and comedian. He was one of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan, a rap group primarily from S ...

Bill Doggett

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Bill Doggett

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Bill Doggett (February 16, 1916 – November 13, 1996) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues pianist and organist. He is best known for his compositions "Honky Tonk" and "Hippy Dippy", and variously working with the Ink Spots, Johnny Otis, Wynonie Harri ...

Jimmy Ruffin

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Jimmy Ruffin

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Jimmy Ruffin (born Jimmie Lee Ruffin, May 7, 1936 – November 17, 2014) was an American soul singer, and elder brother of David Ruffin of the Temptations. He had several hit records between the 1960s and 1980s, the most successful being the Top 10 hits ...

Ruth Brown

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Ruth Brown

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Ruth Brown (January 12/January 30, 1928 – November 17, 2006) was an American singer-songwriter and actress, sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B". She was noted for bringing a pop music style to R&B music in a series of hit songs for Atlantic Records in t ...

Cab Calloway

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Cab Calloway

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Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an American jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer. Calloway was a master of energetic ...

Junior Parker

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Junior Parker

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Herman "Junior" Parker (May 27, 1932 – November 18, 1971) was an American Memphis blues singer and musician. He is best remembered for his unique voice, which has been described as "honeyed," and "velvet-smooth". He was posthumously inducted into the Blue ...

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