Dolby Brown from Omaha, Nebraska, is proud. He got his first steady Job as a Piano Player. At Finkel`s Barbershop. But soon he finds out that they not only make hair and cut beards…
The Concert in New York. “From Spirituals to Swing”. John Hammond`s Memories.
John Hammond travels to Kansas City to meet Joe Turner and Pete Johnson. And has to make the deal with Tom Pendergast
John Hammond was the Organizer of the “From Spirituals to Swing Concert” on December 23rd, 1938 at the Carnegie Hall in New York. After that night Boogie Woogie became the popular music in America. Artist like Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis, Pete Johnson, Big Joe Turner, Count Basie and others became famous. And everything started in a Taxi in Chicago.
He claimed to be the inventor of Jazz. What a thrilling story.
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The Story of the man who sold his soul to the devil.
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