Mose Allison

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Biography

Mose John Allison Jnr., 11 November 1927, Tippo, Mississippi, USA. Allison began piano lessons at the age of five, and played trumpet in high school, although he has featured the latter instrument less frequently in recent years. His music is a highly individual mix of blues and modern jazz, with influences on his cool, laconic singing and piano-playing ranging from Tampa Red and Sonny Boy ‘Rice Miller’ Williamson to Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, and Thelonious Monk. He moved to... Read more

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jazz
blues
piano
jazz piano
jazz vocal
vocal jazz
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