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Rubberlegs Williams

Rubberlegs Williams

Rubberlegs Williams (1907 – 1962) was primarily a jazz dancer but appeared occasionally as a singer, mostly known for his work with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie… … Read entire article »

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins (1930 – ) was one of the greatest of jazz tenorsax players for half-a-century, a charismatic personality whose strong and rhythmically advanced playing in the late fifties made him almost without competition, for a while… … Read entire article »

Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk (1917 – 1992) was a highly original pianist, one of the creators of modern jazz and most controversial personalities in this art form, an uncompromising genius whose struggle to be recognized was tough but at last very successful… Download The PIANO of Thelonious Monk (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

Daniel Jackson

Daniel Jackson

Daniel Jackson (??? – ???) was a fine modern tenorsax player known for his recordings with Lenny McBrowne and the Four Souls in 1960 but disappeared from view… … Read entire article »

Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson

Teddy Wilson (1912 – 1986) was a magnificent piano artist, the doorkeeper to the swing era, one of the most important jazz musicians in the thirties and forties, participating in a vast number of recordings, including the early Billie Holiday sessions, brilliant to a large extent because of his solid piano presence… Download The PIANO of Teddy Wilson (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

Shotaro Moriyasu

Shotaro Moriyasu

Shotaro Moriyasu (1924 – 1955) was a brilliant jazz pianist, also called the “Japanese Bud Powell”, known for the famous Mocambo recordings in Yokohama 1954, but life became too difficult for survival… Download The PIANO of Shotaro Moriyasu (PDF-file) … Read entire article »