Jazz & Blues

Professor Longhair

The roots of the fabulous body of music that was produced in New Orleans in the twentieth century can be traced back to the ensemble playing of the black funeral bands, the powerful rhythms of Mardi Gras parades, country blues from various areas in the Mississippi delta and the barrelhouse […]

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Etta James at Chicago

Etta James’ first album with the Chess organisation was “at last!”, released on Argo Records in November 1960, produced by Phil and Leonard Chess. She helped the Chess organisation to enter the 1960s with a bang with four top five singles on the Billboard Hot R&B Soul singles chart. The […]

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