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The complete Gus Wildi recordings

Johnny Hartman (performer), Howard McGhee (performer), Lucky Thompson (performer)
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Title
The complete Gus Wildi recordings
Performer
Johnny Hartman Howard McGhee 1918-1987 Lucky Thompson 1924-2005 Ralph Sharon Hank Jones 1918-2010 Milt Hinton 1910-2000
Publisher
Lonehilljazz, 2005
1 cd
Playing time
01:18:25
EAN
8436019581742
CDR
JFX3554
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 1 times in Flemish libraries

About Johnny Hartman

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John Maurice Hartman (July 3, 1923 – September 15, 1983) was an American jazz singer who specialized in ballads and earned critical acclaim, though he was never widely known. He recorded a well-known collaboration with the saxophonist John Coltrane in 1963 called John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman, was briefly a member of Dizzy Gillespie's group and recorded with Erroll Garner. Most of Hartman's career was spent recording solo albums.

Biography

Born in Louisiana but raised in Chicago, Hartman began singing and playing the piano by the age of eight. He attended DuSable High School studying music under Walter Dyett before receiving a scholarship to Chicago Musical College. He sang as an Army private during World War II, but his first professional work came in September 1946 when he won a singing contest awarding him a one-week engagement with Earl Hines. Seeing potential in the singer, Hines hire…Read more on Wikipedia

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