Mound City Blue Blowers Similar Artists

Charlie Barnet - 52% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Charles Daly Barnet, 26 October 1913, New York City, New York, USA, d. 4 September 1991, San Diego, California, USA. Of all the swing era band leaders, Barnet was the one most able to do as he pleased. Born into a rich New York family, he played piano and reed instruments while still at school and by his teens had decided that he wanted to play jazz. For a number of years he Read more

Adrian Rollini - 47% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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28 June 1904, New York City, New York, USA, d. 15 May 1956, Homestead, Florida, USA. After starting out on piano and xylophone, Rollini switched to bass saxophone in the early 20s. As a member of the prolific recording band the California Ramblers he played with many leading jazzmen of the day including Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Trumbauer and Red Nichols. His younger brother, A Read more

Johnny Long - 37% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening
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2 August 1915, North Carolina, USA, d. 31 October 1972, Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA. A talented left-handed violinist, Long established his 11-piece orchestra at the Duke University campus in 1932. Originally titled ‘the Freshmen’, upon graduation the same line-up remained intact and entered the professional world in 1935. Their vocalists included Paul Harman, Read more

Ben Pollack - 35% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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22 June 1903, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 7 June 1971, Palm Springs, California, USA. After playing drums with the New Orleans Rhythm Kings in the early 20s, Pollack formed his own band, which he proceeded to stock with the best of the up-and-coming young white jazz and dance band musicians of the day. Among the future stars who played in Pollack’s bands in the late 20s Read more

The Dorsey Brothers - 35% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
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The Cats & The Fiddle - 34% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 2000s
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This African-American vocal/instrumental group from Chicago, Illinois, USA, featured original members Austin Powell (lead vocals, guitar), Jimmy Henderson (first tenor, tipple), Ernie Price (second tenor, tipple) and Chuck Barksdale (bass vocals, bass). The Cats And The Fiddle were one of the finest representatives of the string band/vocal harmony ensembles that were common in Read more

Wingy Manone - 34% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Joseph Matthews Manone, 13 February 1900, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, d. 9 July 1982, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Manone lost his right arm in a road accident while still a child, but took up trumpet playing, turning professional in his mid-teens. The 20s were hectic times for Manone. He worked with many riverboat and territory bands, visited St. Louis where he made his first r Read more

Harlem Hamfats - 28% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Blues Jazz
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Despite their name, the Hamfats were based in Chicago, Illinois, and were perhaps the first group created (by J. Mayo Williams) solely to make records. With some variation, the personnel consisted of New Orleans trumpeter Herb Morand, the brothers Joe and Charlie McCoy on guitar and mandolin, clarinettist Odell Rand, pianist Horace Malcolm, John Lindsay or Ransom Knowling on ba Read more

Claude Hopkins - 27% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

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

Teddy Powell - 25% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

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

Bennie Moten - 23% match to Mound City Blue Blowers

Genres: Big Band & Swing Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Benjamin Moten, 13 November 1894, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, d. 2 April 1935, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. In his youth, Moten gained a substantial reputation in and around his home town as a pianist; by 1920 he had become an established and respected band leader. His unit, originally a small outfit, gradually expanded until it was a big band ready to take advantage of the u Read more


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