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Claude Hopkins - 29% match to Manny Albam

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

Jon Eardley - 14% match to Manny Albam

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s
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30 September 1928, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 4 April 1997, Cologne, Germany. Eardley began playing trumpet when he was a child, encouraged by his musician father. His early interest in jazz came from records made by his father’s generation of musicians but he soon became influenced by bop. After military service he formed his own small band, playing bop, and in the Read more

Brew Moore - 13% match to Manny Albam

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 2000s
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Milton Aubrey Moore, 26 March 1924, Indianola, Mississippi, USA, d. 19 August 1973, Copenhagen, Denmark. After learning to play a range of instruments, Moore concentrated on tenor saxophone and in his teens sought work in various parts of the USA. A melodic player with a liquid ballad sound, Moore’s roots were in the style of the early Lester Young, and the advent of be Read more

Elliot Lawrence - 11% match to Manny Albam

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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Elliot Lawrence Broza, 14 February 1925, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. A precociously talented pianist, at the age of four Lawrence participated in his father’s children’s shows on the radio and in his teens he led an orchestra of children for a local broadcast. He continued to be active in music during his university days, and his early professional work was in Read more


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