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Red Prysock - 100% match to Lee Allen

Genres: Blues Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s
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Wilbert Prysock, 2 February 1926, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, d. 19 February 1993, Chicago, Illinois, USA. After attempting to learn piano, organ, clarinet and trumpet, Prysock received a tenor saxophone from his sister for his seventeenth birthday. He learned to play the instrument during his military service in World War II. Prysock turned professional upon his demobi Read more

Sil Austin - 30% match to Lee Allen

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Sylvester Austin, 17 September 1929, Dunnellon, Florida, USA. A quintessential R&B tenor saxophone ‘honker’, Austin started his career by winning a talent contest at Harlem’s Apollo theatre. He learned his craft in the big bands of Roy Eldridge and Cootie Williams. In 1956 he reached the Top 20 with ‘Slow Walk’ and had later hits with ‘Bal Read more

Sam Butera - 18% match to Lee Allen

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Vocals
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Richard Maltby - 12% match to Lee Allen

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 2000s
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26 June 1914, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 19 August 1991, Santa Monica, California, USA. Maltby started playing cornet in his school band, going on to Northwest University Music School, before his first professional experience with ‘Little’ Jack Little and his band. He was musical director for CBS radio in Chicago (1940-45), and during this period wrote ‘Six Fl Read more


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