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Meade Lux Lewis - 100% match to Albert Ammons

Genres: Blues Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Meade Anderson Lewis, 4 September 1905, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 7 June 1964, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Although he was popular in Chicago bars in the 20s, Lewis was little known elsewhere and made his living running a taxicab firm with fellow-pianist Albert Ammons. A record he made in 1927, ‘Honky Tonk Train Blues’, but which was not released until 1929, even Read more

Will Bradley - 51% match to Albert Ammons

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Wilbur Schwichtenberg, 12 July 1912, Newton, New Jersey, USA, d. 15 July 1989, Flemington, New Jersey, USA. Bradley played trombone with various bands in New York in the late 20s and at the beginning of the next decade established the working pattern for his whole career, combining studio work with playing in name bands. In the early 30s he recorded with Red Nichols and in 1 Read more

Big Joe Duskin - 30% match to Albert Ammons

Genres: Blues Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 February 1921, Birmingham, Alabama, USA, d. 6 May 2007. In the 30s Duskin moved with his family to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he began playing piano, inspired by the records of Roosevelt Sykes, Albert Ammons, and Pete Johnson. During World War II he was drafted into the army and met Ammons, Johnson, and Meade ‘Lux’ Lewis on USO shows. After demobilization Joe promi Read more

Art Hodes - 24% match to Albert Ammons

Genres: Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Arthur W. Hodes, 14 November 1904, Nikoliev, Ukraine, d. 4 March 1993, Harvey, Illinois, USA. A few months after Hodes was born, his family emigrated from Russia and settled in Chicago, Illinois. He began playing piano and by his late teenage years was working in dancehalls and clubs. He played with several local bands, including Wingy Manone’s, but also established him Read more

Little Willie Littlefield - 21% match to Albert Ammons

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 September 1931, El Campo, Texas, USA. By the age of 16, Littlefield was emulating his hero Amos Milburn, shouting the blues and hammering the pianos of nearby Houston’s Dowling Street clubs. He made his recording debut the following year for the local Eddie’s Records and for the Freedom label. In August 1949, Littlefield was discovered by the Bihari Brothers, wh Read more

Ralph Sutton - 19% match to Albert Ammons

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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