Buddy Johnson

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by Buddy Johnson

Biography

Woodrow Wilson Johnson, 10 January 1915, Darlington, South Carolina, USA, d. 9 February 1977, New York City, New York, USA. Pianist in several dance bands of the 30s, Johnson visited Europe with the Cotton Club Revue and later formed his own big band. Although popular with dancers at Harlem’s Savoy Ballroom Johnson’s band was not especially jazz-orientated and neither did it become well-known to white audiences. In the mid-40s Johnson adapted his style to suit changes in public taste... Read more

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swing
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blues
rhythm and blues
soul
60s
big band
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jump blues
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male solo artist
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