New PDF release: An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians

By Benjamin Franklin V

Энциклопедия джазовых и блюзовых музыкантов Южной Каролины от XIX века до современности, включая не только таких звёзд, как James Brown и Dizzy Gillespie, но и забытых музыкантов. In An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians, Benjamin Franklin V files the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current. The musicians variety from the well known (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the awesome (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the principally forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the imprecise (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace Spoons Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson). equipped alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster younger, the books entries comprise uncomplicated biographical info, South Carolina apartments, profession information, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band individuals, motion pictures, awards, websites, and lists of assets for extra interpreting.

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C. residences: Privateer (1930–no later than ca. C. , where he received his schooling. In the mid-1940s he joined the Brooklyn Crusaders, a gospel quintet that briefly performed as the Varieteers before dissolving. He then sang with the Drifters (not the famous group of this name that recorded for Atlantic Records). The Drifters became the Majors, for which Beckum sang lead, as he did with the Schemers, which he joined in 1954 after the Majors disbanded. He is best known as one of the Harptones, a doo-wop/ rhythm-and-blues group with which he performed in 1955–1956, 1961, 1964, and 1970–1972.

In addition to playing with local groups such as Gradual Lean, he toured with Cary Ann Hearst, headed the group Caravan (which played primarily gypsy music), and co-led Illuminati Outro. He teaches guitar, is active on the Charleston music scene, and promotes such new projects as Post-cobra and Barbour + Kaler + Jenkins. com/features/string_theorist [accessed 21 May 2014]) (interview). ) Post and Courier, 24 April 2003, sec. F, p. ) Post and Courier, 15 April 2004, sec. F, p. ) Post and Courier, 10 March 2005, sec.

News, 7 December 1998, sec. ) News, 8 December 1998, sec. B, p. 4 (obituary); “Peg Leg Bates, One-Legged Dancer, Dies at 91,” New York Times, 8 December 1998, sec.  10 (obituary); Frank Cullen, Vaudeville Old and New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America (New York: Routledge, 2007), 1: 80–81; Constance Valis Hill, Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), 164–68, 186–87. Baxter, Quentin E. C. residences: Charleston (1971–1989, 1992–), Columbia (1989–1992) Baxter began playing percussion instruments around age five and, through high school, followed his parents’ example by performing on drums at the Mount Zion Fire Baptized Holiness Church Quentin Baxter; photograph by Reese Moore, permission of Quentin Baxter Beckum, Jimmy in Charleston Heights.

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