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Lou Johnson - 23% match to Grassella Oliphant

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 2000s
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1941, USA. A singer in the mould of Ben E. King, Johnson was a former member of the Zionettes. Their single ‘Talking About The Man’ enjoyed sufficient local interest to prompt his solo ambitions. Signed to the Big Top/Big Hill group of labels, Johnson recorded a series of superb Burt Bacharach / Hal David compositions, including ‘Reach Out For Me’ (1963) Read more

Junior Mance - 18% match to Grassella Oliphant

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Julian Clifford Mance, Jnr., 10 October 1928, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Taught piano by his father, a professional jazz musician, Mance was playing professionally long before he entered his teenage years. In the late 40s, still in his teens, he joined a band led by Gene Ammons and in 1950 worked with Lester Young. After military service, he gained a residency at a Chicago jazz Read more

Shirley Scott - 18% match to Grassella Oliphant

Genres: Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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14 March 1934, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 10 March 2002, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Although she had studied both piano and trumpet as a child, Scott’s breakthrough occurred when she switched to organ in the mid-50s. Mostly working in small groups with a saxophone leader and a drummer, she became very popular. Her musical associates included outstanding j Read more

The Memphis Horns - 18% match to Grassella Oliphant

Genres: Blues Holiday & Seasonal R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The Memphis Horns, an offshoot of the Mar-Keys, boasted a fluid line-up throughout its history. The mainstays, trumpeter Wayne Jackson and tenor saxophonist Andrew Love, guided the group through its period at the Stax Records and Hi studios. Augmented by James Mitchell (d. 1 January 2001, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; baritone saxophone), Jack Hale (trombone) and either Ed Logan or Read more

Seatrain - 16% match to Grassella Oliphant

Genres: Funk Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The original Seatrain line-up evolved from the New York, USA-based Blues Project. Andy Kulberg (Buffalo, New York, USA; bass, flute) and Roy Blumenfeld (drums) relocated to Marin County, California to form a new line-up of the band comprising John Gregory (guitar, vocals; ex-Mystery Trend), Richard Greene (b. 9 November 1945, Beverly Hills, California, USA; violin) and Donal Read more

Eddie Harris - 13% match to Grassella Oliphant

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 October 1936, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 5 November 1996, Los Angeles, California, USA. Harris’ apprenticeship was served with Gene Ammons before army service took to him to Europe. He had a surprise hit in 1961 with an arrangement of Ernest Gold’s Exodus theme, and followed with three further hit records (in the USA) over the next decade, the most notable being Read more

Cyril Neville - 12% match to Grassella Oliphant

Genres: Blues Funk
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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10 October 1948, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The youngest of the four singing Neville brothers, Cyril also plays drums. He worked with his siblings in the Meters and the Neville Brothers , with the latter unit enjoying a critically acclaimed if not always commercially successful career from the mid-70s into the new millennium. Among the recordings of the brothers on which Read more


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