Elliot Lawrence Similar Artists

Teddy Powell - 73% match to Elliot Lawrence

Genres: Big Band & Swing
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Alfred Paolella, 1 March 1905, Oakland, California, USA. As a boy Powell studied violin and music theory privately, then attended the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In 1927 he was playing guitar and banjo with Abe Lyman’s band, staying with them until 1935 when he became a radio producer for an advertising agency. He also branched out as a songwriter, with hits su Read more

The Dorsey Brothers - 64% match to Elliot Lawrence

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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Judy Carmichael - 23% match to Elliot Lawrence

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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Judith Lea Hohenstein, 27 November 1957, Lynwood, California, USA. Carmichael grew up in a musical household and was taught piano by her mother from the age of four. A gifted pianist, she played piano for Jo Stafford when still only 10 years old. Her career began in earnest in the early 70s and flourished after she based herself in New York from the early 80s. Technically as Read more

Jerry Gray - 22% match to Elliot Lawrence

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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Manny Albam - 17% match to Elliot Lawrence

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1990s 2000s
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Emmanuel Albam, 24 June 1922, Samana, Dominican Republic, d. 2 October 2001, Croton-On-Hudson, New York, USA. Raised in New York, Albam became interested in jazz as a child and occasionally sat in at a club in the Village, playing alto saxophone. At the age of 16 he graduated from high school and joined Muggsy Spanier’s band, then worked with Bob Chester before playing Read more

Claude Hopkins - 15% match to Elliot Lawrence

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Claude Driskett Hopkins, 24 August 1903, Alexandria, Virginia, USA, d. 19 February 1984, New York City, New York, USA. Hopkins was born into a well-educated, middle-class family, both parents being members of the faculty of Howard University. He studied formally at Howard before starting a career as a dance band pianist. In the mid-20s he visited Europe as leader of a band a Read more

Kenny Davern - 13% match to Elliot Lawrence

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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John Kenneth Davern, 7 January 1935, Huntington, New York, USA, d. 12 December 2006, Sandia Park, New Mexico, USA. A professional musician at the age of 16, Davern worked with Jack Teagarden and Phil Napoleon in the mid-50s, moving on to play with Henry ‘Red’ Allen and Buck Clayton. In the early 60s he led his own small group and also played with the Dukes Of Dixie Read more


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