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Contemporary blues artists Richard Townend & The Mighty Bosscats, whose 'Bossman' album is out on Trapeze, doing club and festival dates across the country
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24-Track album features original and earlier recordings by great interpreters of the Great American Songbook of the twelve songs featured on Bob Dylan's new "Fallen Angels" album
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Guy Mitchell was one of the few artists whose career spanned both the traditional middle-of-the-road pop era of the early ‘50s and the rock ‘n’ roll explosion which dominated the lat...
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Big Maybelle Smith was one of the coterie of powerful female blues and R&B singers who lit up the scene during the post-war decades, the highlight coming in her appearance in the 1958 Newport Jazz...
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Mary Lou Williams achieved extraordinary recognition and success as pianist, composer and arranger in a world and an era where women found often it hard to break through into areas other than simply s...
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Along with Billie Holiday and other contemporaries like Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald was one of the great singers to emerge from the golden age of jazz singing as a premier exponent of an art form w...
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Erskine Hawkins was a successful bandleader of the '30s and '40s, best known for co-composing "Tuxedo Junction" in 1939, and was influential in the burgeoning R&B scene in the ...
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