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George Washington

George Washington

George Washington (1907 – ???) was a fine trombonist mostly known for his work with Mills Blue Rhythm Band in the nineteen thirties… … Read entire article »

Pat Moran

Pat Moran

Pat Moran (1934 – ) was a brilliant pianist, mostly known for her work with Scott LaFaro and Terry Gibbs in the late 1950s and early 1960s but left the jazz scene much too early… Download The Piano of Pat Moran (PDF-file) – click and read facts and a critical evaluation of the artist … Read entire article »

Eddie Jefferson

Eddie Jefferson

Eddie Jefferson (1918 – 1979) was a tap dancer and singer who is supposed to have invented the art of setting lyrics to famous jazz soli, but it took him long time to get real recognition and then he was murdered… … Read entire article »

Arvin Garrison

Arvin Garrison

Arvin Garrison (1922 – 1960) was a fine guitar player, known for his participation in the 1946 recording sessions of Charlie Parker and Howard McGhee, but retired early back to his hometown… … Read entire article »

Booker Little

Booker Little

Booker Little (1938 – 1961) was a magnificent modern trumpeter, perhaps the greatest innovator after ‘Brownie’, known for his work with Max Roach and Eric Dolphy, but also for his exceptional maturity, like he knew he would have little time before death caught him… … Read entire article »

Oscar Dennard

Oscar Dennard

Oscar Dennard (1928 – 1960) was an extremely talented pianist who played with Lionel Hampton in the middle fifties, later with Idrees Sulieman, and was destined to be one of the great innovators, but typhoid fever got him on his tour to Egypt … Download The PIANO of Oscar Dennard (PDF-file) … Read entire article »