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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 diversity from the well known (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the remarkable (Freddie eco-friendly, Josh White), to the principally forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles),to the imprecise (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 info, South Carolina apartments, occupation information, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band participants, motion pictures, awards, websites, and lists of assets for extra interpreting.

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Bing, estimated age four, who was enumerated with his family in Barnwell County on 28 April 1930. , 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.

There he performed with various groups, including a month with Duke Ellington’s band as a replacement for the leader’s infirm drummer, Sonny Greer. In 1932 Benford went to Europe with Sy Devereaux. He returned to the United States the next year but later that decade settled in Europe. In 1941 he went back to his homeland, where he played with numerous groups. He visited Europe in the early 1960s as a member of the revue Jazz Train and several times in the 1970s with Clyde Bernhardt. He was the initial musician Bob Greene selected for a band that, in the 1970s and 1980s, recreated the music of Jelly Roll Morton, with whom Benford had recorded.

Residence: Charleston (probably 1925–probably mid-1930s) A ward of Jenkins Orphanage, Bennett played in its bands ca. 1930. Bennett was the brother of trombonist Freddie Bennett. Bennett’s age was estimated as sixteen when the musician was enumerated for the census at the orphanage on 2 April 1930. Bruce Bastin indicates that Bennett had died by the time Bastin completed his manuscript. 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.

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