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Little Brother Montgomery

Pianist-singer Eurreal “Little Brother” Montgomery was one of those rare musicians as adept at playing rhythm ‘n’ blues as he was at traditional jazz. A major blues musician who also sang well, he was a strong influence on many blues pianists that followed. Little Brother was adept at blues, jazz, stride, boogie, and more popular material. His high voice and trembling vibrato are unmistakable. His career spanned from the early barrelhouses in the logging camps down south, to the blues and jazz festivals in Europe. Born in Louisiana as one of ten children, he dropped out of school at the age of 11 to play piano in local juke joints

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Storyville Records: A Treasure Trove of Swinging Jazz

Read "Storyville Records: A Treasure Trove of Swinging Jazz" reviewed by Chris May

Since its foundation during the European revivalist movement of the early 1950s, Copenhagen-based Storyville Records has grown into a major repository of New Orleans, big band and mainstream recordings. With something approaching 600 releases in its back catalogue, the label is a treasure trove of jazz that swings. Founded in 1952 by Danish jazz ...

Goodbye Mister Blues

Label: Mast Records
Released: 1993

Chicago: The Living Legends

Label: Mast Records
Released: 1987

Home Again

Label: Mast Records
Released: 1972

Farro Street Jive

Label: Mast Records
Released: 1971

1930-1969

Label: Mast Records
Released: 1971

Pinetop's Boogie Woogie

Label: Mast Records
Released: 1961


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