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Claude Hopkins - 43% match to Wingy Manone

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

Julia Lee - 40% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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31 October 1902, Booneville, Missouri, USA, d. 8 December 1958, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Beginning her career as a pianist and singer while in her early teens, Lee joined a band led by her brother, George E. Lee (1896-1958), a popular vocalist whose ‘Novelty Singing Orchestra’ played extensively in and around Kansas City. Despite the musical advances being made Read more

Teddy Powell - 15% match to Wingy Manone

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

Ozzie Nelson - 14% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Big Band & Swing Easy Listening Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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20 March 1906, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, d. 3 June 1975. While studying for a career in the legal profession, Nelson ran a dance band as a hobby, but it was so successful that he abandoned law for music. He played many of the east coast’s more prestigious venues, including Glen Island Casino and the New Yorker Hotel. Nelson’s extremely relaxed singing style pro Read more

Mound City Blue Blowers - 13% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1924 by Red McKenzie as a novelty group, the Mound City Blue Blowers expanded to include Eddie Lang, with whom they visited London in the mid-20s. Later the band became a more orthodox, and often much larger, dixieland outfit under McKenzie’s leadership. In its bigger form the band was occasionally home in the late 20s to leading musicians such as Eddie Condon, G Read more

Evan Christopher - 12% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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Jess Stacy - 12% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Big Band & Swing Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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11 August 1904, Bird’s Point, Missouri, USA, d. 1 January 1995, Los Angeles, California, USA. After teaching himself to play piano, Stacy worked the riverboats for a number of years, arriving in Chicago in the mid-20s. There, he played with numerous bands, including that of Paul Mares, on through into the early 30s. In 1935, John Hammond Jnr. brought him to the attentio Read more

Ernie Andrews - 11% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Blues Jazz Vocals
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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25 December 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Andrews was raised in Louisiana but by his mid-teens was living in Los Angeles where he attracted attention through singing at talent shows. He also sang with visiting bands, including Andy Kirk’s, and made a handful of records that were sufficiently popular to convince him that he was in the right business. Although in Read more

Sam Butera - 11% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Jazz Vocals
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Veronica Martell - 11% match to Wingy Manone

Genres: Vocals
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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1975, USA. Influenced as a child by singers she heard on radio and records, Martell decided upon a career in music. She has been quoted as saying that these singers included Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James, Sarah Vaughan and Nancy Wilson. Later, however, as her musical studies progressed, she began working in a contemporary pop mode, absorbing the styles of Anita Baker, Patti La Read more


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