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Don Stovall

Don Stovall

Don Stovall (1913 – 1970) was an altosax player recording in the 1940s with Buddy Johnson, Sam Price and Henry “Red” Allen but retired from music in 1950… … Read entire article »

Harold Land

Harold Land

Harold Land (1928 – 2001) was an excellent tenorsax player who became recognized through his participation in the Clifford Brown / Max Roach Quintet in 1954-55, but continued to be active until end of century… … Read entire article »

Buster Smith

Buster Smith

Buster Smith (1904 – 1991) was a Kansas City altosax player repudiated to have a profound influence on the young Charlie Parker… … Read entire article »

Frank Foster

Frank Foster

Frank Foster (1928 – 2011) was an excellent mainstream tenorsax player, first known for his long time work with the Count Basie orchestra in the fifties and sixties but later as an important arranger and bandleader… … Read entire article »

Chick Webb

Chick Webb

Chick Webb (1909? – 1939) was one of the greatest bigband drummers in vintage jazz ever, but he was born with utterly bad health, and what he managed to attain during his short life was a true miracle … … Read entire article »

Putney Dandridge

Putney Dandridge

Putney Dandridge (1902 – 1946) was an entertainer known for his 1935-36 recording sessions with star studded personnel, but many do not realize that he was an exceptional vocalist with his own original ideas, deserving to have a nice place in jazz history… … Read entire article »