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Frank Ottersen

Frank Ottersen

Frank Ottersen (1921 – 1971)was the most prominent Norwegian jazz violin performer of the vintage era and one of Europe’s best, but unfortunately local record companies gave him much too few opportunities… … Read entire article »

Benny Golson

Benny Golson

Benny Golson (1929 – ) was one of the most prominent tenorsax artists ever, mostly known for his wonderful playing with Art Blakey and other groups in the period 1956 – 1962, also a brilliant composer, and still active quite recently… … Read entire article »

Joe Albany

Joe Albany

Joe Albany (1924 – 1988) was a legendary modern white pianist, playing with Charlie Parker and Lester Young in the middle forties, but his career was slowed down because of the usual reasons… Download The PIANO of Joe Albany (PDF-file) … Read entire article »

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 »