An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz and Blues Musicians by Benjamin Franklin V

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 records the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the 19th century to the current. The musicians variety from the popular (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the outstanding (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the mostly forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the vague (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace Spoons Williams), to the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson). prepared alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster younger, the books entries contain easy biographical details, South Carolina apartments, profession information, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band contributors, movies, awards, sites, and lists of assets for added studying.

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C. , where he intended to become a dancer. At a Harlem church in 1964 he met seventeen-yearold Valerie Simpson, with whom he soon began writing songs, sometimes in collaboration with Josephine Armstead, including on “Let’s Go Get Stoned,” which became a hit for Ray Charles. As a result of their early work Ashford and Simpson affiliated with Motown Records in 1966. C. residence: Anderson (before and probably after 1895) Arnold was valued so highly in 1895 that an anonymous writer mentioned him as a standard to which young black fiddlers could only aspire.

As is sometimes claimed. ) Morning News, 6 September 2008, sec. B, p. htm (2010; accessed 21 May 2014); “In Rememberance [sic] of . . htm (2013; accessed 21 May 2014); Todd Baptista, “In Rememberance [sic] of . . html (2014; accessed 21 May 2014). C. residences: Charleston (1886–ca. 1910, early to mid1920s–1950s), possibly Sumter (possibly mid-1910s) A ward of Jenkins Orphanage, Blake played in its bands. Y. After leaving the orphanage he traveled with theatrical productions until approximately 1917.

References SECONDARY : John Chilton, A Jazz Nursery: The Story of the Jenkins’ Orphanage Bands of Charleston, South Carolina (London: Bloomsbury Book Shop, 1980), 53; Bruce Bastin, “A Note on the Carolina Cotton Pickers,” Storyville 95 ( June–July 1981): 177–82. )–? C. residence: Charleston (1925–1936) A ward of Jenkins Orphanage, Bennett played in its bands in the early 1930s and then led one of them. C. in 1936 he performed with various groups, including one led by Luis Russell, though he apparently never recorded.

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