Amy Winehouse

Chas Newkey-Burden

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At this time Artie Shaw was broadcasting from the Lincoln and Pennsylvania hotels in NYC. She quit show business to raise her five children and just recently returned with a new album simply entitled, "Connie Smith." On April 28, 1922, the band went to the Gennett studio in Richmond, Indiana to wax Livery Stable Blues under the name “New Orleans Rhythm Kings.” The record was never released, and when they made their next recordings for Gennett on August 24, 1922, they went under the name “Friars Society Orchestra, direction Husk O’Hara [sic].” Husk O’Hare was a slick Chicago promoter who managed to get his name on the record label, even though he was neither the director nor manager of the band.
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Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters

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But with these excuses behind us, we submit a list for your consideration that attempts to highlight those living giants—some current and some on the cusp of the great beyond—who have had a defining impact on music today. When the country blues moved to the cities and other locales, it took on various regional characteristics. Feather, 1966, p. 169); he moved the drummer from an accompanying role to one of full collaboration with the horn-playing soloists.
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Contemporary Musicians: Profiles of the People in Music:

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His blues are infused with a Memphis soul sound; he became a rock and blues star after signing to the Memphis-based Stax label, which was responsible for some of the finest soul music ever recorded. What a treat, when every few years guitarist Wolfgang Zenk, and his quartet of fusion explorers consisting of: Klaus Engl on drums, Marlkus Grutzner on bass and Markus Froschmeier on keyboards, take on a new challenge to deepen the 7 for 4 discography. 2008 sees the release of the band's newest addition, with their third recording with the aptly named Diffusion, which in physics means, an intermingling of molecules, and yet another definition:To become widely dispersed; spread out.
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Cold Sweat: My Father James Brown and Me

Yamma Brown, Robin Gaby Fisher

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It was there that she changed her name to Imperio Argentina, as a way to honor her "other country". Their first name and last initial are written in marker (BIG), and their classroom teacher's name is written in pen. (Identification or chair numbers can be added, too.) I can put stickers on these when they accomplish a given task, and I can toss one on my desk when there is a discipline problem that needs my attention at the end of the day.
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Young Hearts Run Free: First Lady of Southern Soul

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We used to bring 'em in, give 'em a bottle of booze and say "Sing me a song about your girl". Flat: a sign showing that a note should be lowered by one semitone. We have done a couple of festivals this year, future dates booked, need a strong rhythmic player. Between 1955 and 1959, Chuck Berry from St. DVD 4878 The Work of Director Stephane Sednaoui Stephane Sednaoui's best videos are brought together in one collection. His most known work is the 1960s output that directly followed Bagels & Bongos and fused international music with Latin, including: Bikinis and Bongos, featuring Hawaiian music, Pizza and Bongos featuring Italian music and Champagne and Bongos featuring French music.
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My Boyfriend's Back

Donna Hanover

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Of the further works in the cycle, Le jonc à trois glumes (1974) is for orchestra alone, while Naluan (1974) for piano, chamber ensemble and tape and Maraé (1974) for six percussionists and tape used new taped material. This video shows one pageant based on the creation legend of the Nago, performed by the Beija-Flor Samba School. The contemporary practice of copyright is the end product of a long development. In an early scene, the teenaged Benny is playing with a mediocre white dance band on a riverboat.
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Hit Me, Fred: Recollections of a Sideman

Fred Wesley

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Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, (2) Billie Holiday from PBS Jazz Kids, (3) Lena Horne from World Book, (4) Lena Horne from Solid!, (5) Lena Calhoun Horne from Women's History, (6) Lena Horne from The Iceberg, (7) Lena Horne from VH1, (8) TRUYU Black History Challenge Jerome, Jerry: (1) Jerry Jerome from PBS, (2) Interview with Jerry Jerome, (3) Jerry Jerome from Jordan, Louis: (1) Louis Jordan from PBS, (2) Louis Jordan from NPR Jazz Profiles, (3) Louis Jordan, (4) Louis Jordan from Rhythm & Blues Music Primer, (5) Who Is Louis Jordan?, (6) Louis Jordan from The Iceberg Lincoln, Abbey: (1) Abbey Lincoln from PBS, (2) Abbey Lincoln from NPR Jazz Profiles, (3) Lovano, Joe: (1) Joe Lovano from PBS, (2) Joe Lovano from BBC, (3) Joe Lovano, (4) Joe Lovano from VH1, (5) Joe Lovano from The Iceberg, Lunceford, Jimmie: (1) Jimmie Lunceford from PBS, (2) Jimmie Lunceford from The Iceberg, (3) Manning, Frankie: (1) Frankie Manning from PBS, (2) Frankie Manning from With A Swing, (3) Powell 1924 - 1966, (4) Bud Powell from The Iceberg, (5) Bud Powell from VH1, (6) Bud Powell Redman, Joshua: (1) Joshua Redman from PBS, (2) Joshua Redman Biography, (3) Joshua Redman from VH1, (4) Joshua Redman from The Rolling Stone, (5) Joshua Redman from The Iceberg, Reinhardt, Django: (1) Django Reinhardt from PBS, (2) Django Reinhardt from The Red Hot Jazz Archive, (3) Django by D.
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Still So Excited!: My Life as a Pointer Sister

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Sonny Rollins-Live At The Village Vanguard Vol. 2 (Blue Note CDP 7 46518 2) Man, if you want out and out swing, all you've got to do is listen to anything Paul Chambers is playing on. The group was partly experimental, and as a result its sound was inconsistent, but much of it was outstanding. After earning his Bachelor's of Arts degree in Music from Morehouse, Melvin Jones went on to receive his Masters of Music Degree in Jazz Performance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University.
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A Woman Like Me: A Memoir

Bettye LaVette, David Ritz

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NPR 100 series producer Elizabeth Blair has the story. Her tastefully issue oriented albums define a very individual path and the present album appears to be a very logical and well executed next entry into her discography. New World Records 80211 (1997, Winds of change). He is among the Top Ten Blind American musicians. Contents: Music: Two of us -- Dig a pony -- Across the universe -- I me mine -- Dig it -- Let it be -- Maggie Mae -- I've got a feeling -- One after 909 -- The long and winding road -- For you blue -- Get back. 80 min.
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Through it All, Triumph and Tragedy: It is Well with My

Essie Eugenia Hopwood-Stewart

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Dubbed the “Dean of American Composers” his earliest work has strong jazz influences and his later work created the American romantic/nationalist sound incorporating folk songs and rhythms. Do I lack rhythmic diversity when I’m soloing or writing music? Fundamentally, the "tempo" is the speed of the composition, i.e. how fast or slow it is. He wrote more than 100 songs depicting his love of life and the country. Viola Kinney's prize-winning, charmingly sentimental "Mother's Sacrifice" (her only extant composition), Valerie Capers' tribute "Portraits in Jazz," and Florence Price's wonderful "Sonata in E Minor" which won First Prize in the 1932 Rodman Wanamaker music contest.
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