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1. Marcus Johnson - Contemporary Jazz Pianist/Composer
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191510201-01-2002
When pianist Marcus Johnson walks into the room, his presence is a bit disarming. ItÆs not that his elegant business suits and fashionable accessories belie the sheer elegance of his music -
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Acid Jazz Ltd.
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21636101-01-2002
The Acid Jazz Ltd. Web Site
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Ahmad Alaadeen
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196810401-01-2002
One of the most significant musicians based in the Kansas City area in the 1990's, Ahmad Alaadeen started to make a stronger international impression in the mid '90s on his own "ASR label.
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Anson Wright
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1942No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Anson has performed jazz at numerous local clubs as well as being a featured artist in the Pacific University Artist's Series with vocalist, Nancy King.
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Archie Shepp
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1939No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Archie Shepp welcomes you to his official web site. We hope you enjoy the site, bookmark it, visit often, and tell your friends.
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Bechet, Sidney - Black History Month
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1930No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Biography of the early jazz pioneer includes photos, discography and tributes.
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Bessie Smith
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1923No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Bessie Smith April 15, 1894 - September 26, 1937 Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee "St. Louis Blues" (115 k, 10 sec.) Bessie Smith was the greatest and most influential classic blues singer of the 1920s
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Bessie Smith Links Pages
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1948No Votes Yet01-01-2002
40+ links to blues singer Bessie Smith, Empress of the Blues
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Big Band & Swing
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1915No Votes Yet03-30-2002
These Web sites are our friends and partners in our quest for restoring and preserving music. The Big Bands Database, SwingAwards.com
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Billie Holiday
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1941No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Bille Holiday's unique diction, inimitable phrasing and acute dramatic intensity made her the outstanding jazz singer of her day.
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Billie Holiday Theatre
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192510101-01-2002
Named for the legendary throaty singer, this African American playhouse puts on affordable professional theater productions and has served as a launching point for celebrities such as Samuel L. Jackson and Debbie Allen. Find out online what's playing now.
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Billy Cobham Home Page
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194610101-01-2002
World Class Jazz Drummer Billy Cobham's web site is here for you
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Billy Eckstine
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19354.671501-01-2002
Billy Eckstine Jazz Music Pittsburgh,PA E online Fact sheet Return to "Pittsburgher's
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Black Jazz Records
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1987No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black Jazz Records was introduced to the public in the early 70Æs by internationally renowned jazz pianist Gene Russell.
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Black Musicians and Early Radio
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1925No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Black Musicians and Early Radio essay by Thomas C. Fleming. A history of Jazz before 1930. This site contains over 1000 songs from this era in Real Audio 3 format, as well as hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians.
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Bob Baldwin
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2038No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Here's the latest word from Europe ``Bob Baldwin's latest CD personifies an artist who is maturing into a world-wide talent. With 'Bob Baldwin.com,' the mixture of soulful grooves culminating in the exquisite ' I Wish ' together with the jazz-funk of 'Fun
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Bobby McFerrin Online
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1926No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Bobby McFerrin: The Homepage of the multi-talented Bobby McFerrin
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Chico Hamilton
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193710101-01-2002
Main Page More Information on: Chico Hamilton Eric Person Different Drummer Collective Jeffrey Andrew Caddick Hot Links! Contact Us! Hear the Music!
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clicksalsa
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1920No Votes Yet12-23-2002
one stop entertainment source for salsa, latin & afro cuban jazz in Southern California
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Coleman Hawkins
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1920No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Coleman Hawkins 11.21.04-5.19.69 tenor saxophone: swing, big band Coleman Hawkins popularized the tenor saxophone and gathered a legion of followers who copied his style.
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Crusaders - Street Life featuring
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1906No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Free Advertising from Click2Net! Street Life by Crusaders 1979 - On their CD "Street Life" MCA Records 1979 & Grp Records 1996 This song, written by Joe Sample and Will Jennigs is song by Randy Crawford. The original version is 11 minutes and 18...
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Deacon Jones
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1887No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A deft composer and arranger, as well as a widely-acknowledged master of the Hammond B3 organ, Deacon Jones served for over 18 years as band leader for blues legend John Lee Hooker - having earlier performed in a similar capacity for Freddie King and Curt
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Dee Dee Bridgewater
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1895No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Dee Dee Bridgewater started her career as lead vocalist for four years with the Thad Jones and Mel Lewis bigband.
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Dizzy Gillespie
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2116No Votes Yet01-01-2002
dizzy gillespie . american jazz musician . b 1917 . d 1993 John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, one of the greatest Jazz trumpeters of 20th century and one of the prime architects of the bebop movement in jazz, was born in Cheraw, South Carolina and died..
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Duke Ellington
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1915No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Founded in New York in 1959, The Duke Ellington Jazz Society was one of the first of many non-profit Ellington societies worldwide. Today, TDES, Inc. devotes itself to promoting the appreciation of Ellington in every way ... through meetings, frequent con
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Earl Klugh
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19407101-01-2002
An acoustic guitarist with a very pretty tone, Earl Klugh does not consider himself a jazz player and thinks of Chet Atkins as being his most important influence. Klugh played on a Yusef Lateef album when he was 15 and gained recognition in 1971 for his c
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Gary Bartz
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1911No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Gary Bartz Web Site
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GERALD ALBRIGHT
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1907No Votes Yet01-01-2002
ATLANTIC Recording Artist "Albright is one of the few saxophonists associated with crossover who hasn't forgotten the type of grit that spawned the genre.
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Hampton Hawes
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1898No Votes Yet01-01-2002
THE HAMPTON HAWES WEB SITE created and mantained by Luca Conti, luconti@tin.it GENERAL INTRODUCTION Welcome to the first web site dedicated to jazz pianist and composer Hampton Hawes (Los Angeles, November 13, 1928 - May 22, 1977).
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Herbie Hancock
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19135101-01-2002
Herbie Hancock Dave Holland Herbie with Craig Handy The Herbie Hancock Quartet featured: Herbie Hancock, Piano; Dave Holland, Bass; and Craig Handy, saxophones.
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Herbie Mann
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1919No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Herbie Mann Herbie Mann, credited as being one of the seminal jazz flutists, is probably best known for the musical odyssey that has taken him around the world.
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Herbie Mann - Home Page
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1957No Votes Yet01-01-2002
A website devoted to the legendary jazz flutist, Herbie Mann.
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iMusic Urban Showcase - Randy Crawford [Links]
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192310101-01-2002
Randy Crawford Links CD Store Randy Crawford on CDnow Ultimate Band List Randy Crawford on UBL Search Engines Randy Crawford on Alta Vista Randy Crawford on Excite Randy Crawford on Hot Bot Randy Crawford on Infoseek Randy Crawford on Lycos Randy...
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Jass.com: African-American Owned Music Publishing Companies
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191610101-01-2002
African-American Owned Music Publishing Companies Gotham Attucks Pace-Handy Music Perry Bradford Clarence Williams Questions or Feedback Early Jazz Musicians Links Pictures Tom Morgan's Jazz & Blues New Orleans Music Show Home Jass.com.
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Jazz Crusaders, The - Jazz Facts
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1896No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Band's core members are trombonist Wayne Henderson and saxophonist Wilton Felder. Listen to audio clips of the group's songs.
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JazzUSA.Com
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JazzUSA.Com Online - Monthly Jazz and More
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Jelly Roll Morton
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1963No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Jelly Roll Morton biography. A history of Jazz before 1930. This site contains over 1000 songs from this era in Real Audio 3 format, as well as hundreds of biographies and discographies of Jazz musicians
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Jimmy Rushing's Hot Spot
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192510101-01-2002
Jimmy Rushing August 26, 1903 - June 8, 1972 Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Along with Big Joe Turner, Jimmy Rushing helped set the standards by which all other blues shouters would be judged.
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John Birks
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19181101-01-2002
The figure who personified modern jazz or "bebop" perhaps more than any other was Dizzy Gillespie. Wearing horn-rimmed glasses, a beret, and outlandish clothes, he sported a
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Kim Waters
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1911No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Kim Waters music news, links, music videos, audio samples, and a biography of Kim Waters at the most comprehensive source of Kim Waters information anywhere on the Internet.
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Koko Taylor
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1922No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Koko evolves from the Big Mama Thornton tradition with her full, raspy voice getting deep down into the bottom of the barrel (as Koko often puts it). This woman can SING the blues and make you feel the joy and the pain. I first saw her live at a free conc
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Lionel Hampton
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1936No Votes Yet01-01-2002
LIONEL HAMPTON Lionel Hampton, the reigning King of the Vibraphone for over half-a-century, began his musical career as a drummer. Born in Louisville, KY, his family moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin where he began studying music with the very strict Dominican
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Louisiana Music Archive and Artist Directory: www.satchmo.com
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1944No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Website dedicated to Louis Armstrong.
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My Billie Holiday Page
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1925No Votes Yet01-01-2002
To this day, many people think Holiday wrote Strange Fruit or had it written for her - a myth fostered by Holiday herself and exacerbated by the egregiously unreliable film Lady Sings the Blues, which depicts Holiday happening upon a lynching, then magica
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Nina Simone
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1961No Votes Yet01-01-2002
About Nina Biography Chronology News Interviews Magazine articles Influence Who's who Links Trivia Fan Club About this web What's new Fans e-mail Backlinking Credits
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Nina Simone-Web Page
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19098102-27-2004
Nina’s repertoire is vast, among other musical styles, she sings the Beatles, the Bee Gees, Rogers and Hammerstein, Leonard Cohen, and Gospel. Simone is frequently classed as a jazz singer and compared to Billie Holiday.
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Panjea
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1903No Votes Yet05-07-2002
This site hopes to bring you into the world of Panjea. From a mountain top in Zimbabwe on one of our cultural tours, to a Panjea show at the 2000 Olympics, we hope to show you the exciting diversity and positive reality that our organization creates.
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PRA Presents JOE SAMPLE
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1929No Votes Yet01-01-2002
PRA Presents: JOE SAMPLE [ Joe Sample's Home Page ~~ Tour Schedule ~~ Record Company ~~ Booking Information ] Joe is touring the U.S. Click here for Joe's schedule. Joe Sample, jazz pianist originally from Houston, was born February 1, 1939. His new...
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Rahanna Music, Inc.
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1898No Votes Yet04-03-2002
Rahanna Music, Inc. is the primary publishing repository of the internationally known and highly respected classical jazz pianist, composer, and professor, Sir Roland Hanna.
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Randy Crawford Discography, Biography & CDs
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1904No Votes Yet01-01-2002
RANDY CRAWFORD Discography, Discography, mp3 files and Randy Crawford Music - Buy Randy Crawford CDs. Discount CDs, Now from the biggest music online stores.
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Ron Carter
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1905No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Ron Carter is one of the most original, prolific, and influential bassists in jazz. With more than 2,000 albums to his credit, he has recorded with many of music's greats -- Tommy Flanagan, Gil Evans, Lena Horne, Bill Evans, B.B.
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Roy Ayers
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1934No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Roy Ayers 1940 - now Selected discography http://www.xyberweb.com/freestyle/roy.htm Roy Ayers biography by Outspan '99 jahsonic@yahoo.com In the seventies he produced at least two true club classics with 'Running Away' and 'Sweet Tears', jazzfunk classics
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Rude Interlude, A Duke Ellington Home Page
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1907No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Rude Interlude -- a Duke Ellington home page dedicated to the memory and musical legacy of Edward Kennedy Ellington -- Duke. Rude Interlude is intended to provide a resource that will be useful to students, fans, and others with an interest in Ellington.
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Sang Sista' Sang....Queens of the Blues
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1911No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The story of six legendary Divas who spent their lives pleasing audiences through their music while deep inside they felt the pressure to fit in and be accepted as women.
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Sonny Fortune
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194110101-01-2002
SONNY FORTUNE SONNY FORTUNE , a great alto saxophonist, flutist and composer, is also a riveting improvisor who can play inside or out with a logic and passion that never loses the listener, as is evident on his three critically acclaimed releases for Blu
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The Early Roots of Jazz
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1905No Votes Yet01-01-2002
We find that the early roots of jazz evolved as a synthesis ofAfrican rhythms and European melodies. Before the Civil War, slaves worked on plantations in the south and sang spirituals and work songs.
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The Official Home of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
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1925No Votes Yet01-01-2002
JAZZ FEST 2000 2001 dates: April 27-May 6 2000 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation & Cox Interactive Media. By visiting this service you accept the terms of our Visitor Agreement.
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The Real Mingus Web
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1905No Votes Yet01-01-2002
This is the official site of the Mingus Web, devoted to the works of jazz composer bassist Charles Mingus.
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The Red Hot Jazz Archive
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1906No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The Red Hot Archive is a place to study and enjoy the music of these early "Jazzmen". Due to recent advances in technology it is now possible to broadcast text, music, and pictures around the world via the Internet. This site is an experiment in using thi
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Unforgettable - The life and music of Nat King Cole.
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1923No Votes Yet01-01-2002
The life and music of Nat King Cole, including biography, discography, jazz roots and musical analysis.
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Wallace, Sippie
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1919No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Learn about the texas blues singer in this short bio in the Blue Flame Cafe index. Includes links to other blues artists.
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Welcome to the Erroll Garner Archieves
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1918No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Official Web site of the late jazz great Erroll Garner
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Willie Dixon
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1910No Votes Yet01-01-2002
Willie Dixon's way with words began to be honed not long after he was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on July 1, 1915. His mother Daisey, habitually tried to turn everything she said into rhymes,and Willie quickly followed suit. His first musical influence
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Wilson, Joe Lee - Homepage
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1906No Votes Yet01-01-2002
African American jazz-blues vocalists and composer now based in Europe. Photos, discography, bio, and downloadable audio samples.
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