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  Blues shouter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A blues shouter is a blues singer, often male, capable of singing with a band.
Blues shouting was a major pathway by which jazz music edged over into rock and roll.
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, an unusual combination of blues shouter and bebop alto sax player.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blues_shouter   (148 words)

  
 Wynonie Harris - Biography - AOL Music
No blues shouter embodied the rollicking good times that he sang of quite like raucous shouter Wynonie Harris.
Blues," as he was not-so-humbly known, joyously related risque tales of sex, booze, and endless parties in his trademark raspy voice over some of the jumpingest horn-powered combos of the postwar era.
By the time it hit in mid-1945, Harris was long gone from Millinder's organization and back in L.A. The shouter debuted on wax under his own name in July of 1945 at an L.A. date for Philo with backing from drummer Johnny Otis, saxist Teddy Edwards, and trumpeter Howard McGhee.
music.aol.com /artist/wynonie-harris/362/biography   (608 words)

  
 List of blues genres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blues can be categorized into a number of genres.
What may also be called blues is the actual chord structure of a piece, which goes through a standard chord progression, called the blues chord progression, containing the 3 basics chords: I, IV and V, which means the first, the fourth and the fifth degree.
Note that not all of the characteristics above are common to all the genres compared to blues, and not all are true of the blues itself.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_genres_of_the_blues   (308 words)

  
 Blues Bytes Flashback
Jimmy "T-99" Nelson is one of the last of a dying breed, that of the big-voiced blues shouter.
The imagery of this particular house of the blues is very descriptive, showing Nelson to be a strong and creative songwriter.
One of my favorite numbers is Nelson's rendition of the great slow blues "Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'." He lowers his voice enough to give this dirge-like number just the right tone and emotion, and the sax players provide restrained and tasteful accompaniment.
www.bluenight.com /BluesBytes/fk0700.html   (533 words)

  
 Rhythm and Blues St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Blending the emotional immediacy of the blues, the instrumental intensity of jazz,; and the wit of fl vaudeville, it became arguably the most irresistible of American musical forms.
The precursors of rhythm and blues came from the jazz and blues worlds, which were starting to come closer together in the 1930s.
The new rhythm and blues performers of the 1940s, though, were a phenomenon of the new independent labels.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419101026   (841 words)

  
 Blues News: International News
She was a real touchstone to the roots of blues, to the roots of music," said Larry Lisk, host of the Tuesday afternoon show "The Blues Lover" on WMNF (88.5 FM) and president of the Suncoast Blues Society.
A well-known blues singer who travelled the club circuit, Mary Smith came to Manatee County in 1960 when she was booked at the old Palms Club on U.S. 301, and then decided to retire here.
McClain was a star attraction, a blues shouter in the Ma Rainey-Bessie Smith-Big Mama Thornton tradition.
www.blues.co.nz /news/article.php?id=290   (985 words)

  
 Blues on the Farm - Blues Music Festival 2006 - Chichester West Sussex UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
That indisputable fact was formally acknowledged when she was voted as Best UK Female Vocalist by the readers of Blues In Britain for five separate years, earning her a richly deserved place in the Gallery of the Greats.
A particular highlight of their career was when Connie and Blues Shouter supported BB King on a tour of the UK in 1998, which culminated in a stunning performance at the Royal Albert Hall.
Blues Shouter are Terry Harris on Bass, John Lewis on Guitar and Carl Woodward on Drums.
www.bluesonthefarm.co.uk /botf2006/connie-lush-blues-shouter.htm   (1012 words)

  
 Kansas City Blues Society - Midwest's Roadmap to the Blues - 2nd Annual Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Celebration
The jump blues tribute was the brainchild of the Stan Koron, President of the KCBS who passed away unexpectedly last year.
The Kansas City Blues Society is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization devoted to keeping the blues alive as an art form through varied programs and events throughout the year.
The Blues Notions, (Tom ‘Trashmouth’ Baker on harp and vocals, Timothy Earl Osburn on drums, Karl Angerer on guitar, Mike ‘Shinetop Jr’ Sedovic on keyboards, and Cardy Quintero on bass) have been one of the top KC blues bands for over twenty years.
www.kcbluessociety.com /BigJoeBirthday-2006.htm   (592 words)

  
 Joe Turner - Music Downloads - Online
Bio: The premier blues shouter of the postwar era, Big Joe Turner's roar could rattle the very foundation of any gin joint he sang within -- and that's without a microphone.
The shouter bounced from RPM to Down Beat/Swing Time to MGM (all those dates were anchored by Johnson's piano) to Texas-based Freedom (which moved some of their masters to Specialty) to Imperial in 1950 (his New Orleans backing crew there included a young Fats Domino on piano).
They called him the Boss of the Blues, and the appellation was truly a fitting one: when Turner shouted a lyric, you were definitely at his beck and call.
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 Jazz Blues Downloads - Download Jazz Blues Music - Download Jazz Blues MP3s
As in-the-pocket drummer of his own jump blues combo, the Solid Senders, Roy Milton was in a perfect position to drive his outfit just as hard or soft as he so desired.
Blues guitar simply would not have developed in the manner that it did if not for the prolific brilliance of Lonnie Johnson.
Page also could have made a handsome living just as a blues singer; his was a gruff and driving voice equally at home on both the serious and novelty end of the form.
www.mp3.com /jazz-blues/genre/694/subgenre.html   (3976 words)

  
 Joe Turner: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Pianist Joe Turner, who is frequently confused with the blues shouter Big Joe Turner, was a strong if overlooked stride player who was an active performer for over 60 years until his death in 1990.
This Black and Blue compilation CD pairs 14 tracks from a 1971 trio session with Slam Stewart and Jo Jones with four tracks taken from a 1974 duo date with drummer Panama Francis.
Blues," as he was not-so-humbly known, joyously related risque tales of sex, booze, and endless parties in his trademark raspy voice over some of the jumpingest horn-powered combos of the postwar era.Those wanton ways eventually caught up with Harris, but not before he scored a raft of RandB smashes from 1946 to 1952.
www.music.com /person/joe_turner/1   (371 words)

  
 Essential Blues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Big Joe Turner was the certainly the premiere blues shouter of his generation.
Turner's interest in blues was kindled in his hometown of Kansas City where he was born in 1911.
These were mainly impromptu sessions that often paired the shouter with various jazz luminaries in what amounted to loosely-run jam sessions.
www.baddogblues.com /archives/5.00/essential.htm   (707 words)

  
 Biography - Joe Turner (Bio 205)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The premier blues shouter of the postwar era, Big Joe Turner's roar could rattle the very foundation of any gin joint he sang within — and that's without a microphone.
Turner was a resilient figure in the history of blues — he effortlessly spanned boogie-woogie, jump blues, even the first wave of rock & roll, enjoying great success in each genre.
They called him the Boss of the Blues, and the appellation was truly a fitting one: when Big Joe Turner shouted a lyric, you were definitely at his beck and call.
musicbase.h1.ru /PPB/ppb2/Bio_205.htm   (1443 words)

  
 Southern Soul Blues March 2006 Reviews
Under the genre name "blues" you'll find a dizzying array of "styles" like "Country Blues", "West Coast Blues", "Soul Blues", "Blues/Rock", "Louisiana Blues", "Chicago Blues", "Contemporary Blues" and so on but when all is said and done "it ain't nothin' but the blues" people.
There was no "blues orchestra" on them demos so I was a bit worried what would be the result of this seemingly superfluous hybrid.
The band cooks again on the hard blues shuffle of Willie Dixon's "Workin' On My Baby" but it's not all blues n' bluster as evidenced by her soulful reading of Delbert McClinton's "You Were Never Mine".
www.bluescritic.com /march_2006_reviews.htm   (5407 words)

  
 Blues Musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Handy obviously did not create the Blues, but he is the first person to publish a composition with the term "Blues" in the title and utilizing "blue notes" (flatted thirds and sevenths).
He was one of the first artists to spread the Blues overseas, in addition to being a major force and mentor to many fellow Blues Musicians stateside.
During the last month of the official "Year of the Blues," this is a great way to reflect on the people who have made the largest contributions to the music.
www.bluesforpeace.com /50-blues-musicians-1.htm   (1201 words)

  
 Big Joe Turner: Biography
The premier blues shouter of the postwar era, Big Joe Turner's roar could rattle the very foundation of any gin joint he sang within -- and that's without a microphone.
Turner was a resilient figure in the history of blues -- he effortlessly spanned boogie-woogie, jump blues, even the first wave of rock and roll, enjoying great success in each genre.
The shouter bounced from RPM to Down Beat/Swing Time to MGM (all those dates were anchored by Johnson's piano) to Texas-based Freedom (which moved some of their masters to Specialty) to Imperial in 1950 (his
afgen.com /joe_turner.html   (1269 words)

  
 Joe Turner - Biography and Recommendations
Many would argue that he was the link between the old and new, between blues and the early days of rock&roll and many more might argue he wasn't really a blues artist at all.
In the late 40s his style began to veer towards R&B (on some occasions he was backed by Dave Bartholomew's band, later the arranger and band leader for Fats Domino).
A blues shouter with a jazz sensibility, the Atlantic sides are a clear link between early R&B and mid 50s rock and roll and early soul.
www.rhythmandtheblues.org.uk /artists/turner.shtml   (538 words)

  
 Blues Kingpins
Except for heavyset Kansas City-bred blues shouter Big Joe Turner, who had been around since the late 1930s and was the unlikeliest teen idol of all, most of them were either new to the spotlight or finally breaking through after struggling to sell wax prior to the revolutionary music's dawning.
The blues was Fats' bedrock from day one, and he never wandered far away from it.
Fats was a monumental figure in the development and popularity of rock and roll, but he merits equal immortality as one of the greatest postwar blues artists to emerge from the fertile Crescent City.
www.blueskingpins.com /fats.html   (2012 words)

  
 Big Joe Turner - Blues Shouter Of The 1930's & 1940's
One of the leading shout blues interpreters of the 1930s and 1940s, Big Joe Turner—he was six feet, two inches in height, and weighed 300 pounds—would later find a whole new audience as a rock ‘n’ roll trailblazer.
Taken in its entirety, his career represented a synthesis of most major twentieth century styles, including gospel, blues, swing, rhythm and blues, jazz, and rock ‘n’ roll.
By the late 1930s, he had become a highly regarded blues singer though limited to performing in rundown bars and theaters in the Midwest.
www.jeffosretromusic.com /turner.html   (413 words)

  
 Connie Lush CD Review
Connie Lush's band is called Blues Shouter, and while that may be an accurate description of some numbers she is also capable of great subtlety and tenderness.
In both cases she gets away with it and her renditions are excellent, but I doubt if many blues fans need another recording of either, especially if they already have the definitive versions (Bonnie Raitt and Etta James respectively).
Blues On Stage is a ® Trademark of Ray Stiles.
www.mnblues.com /cdreview/2002/connielush-unfaithfully-sm.html   (635 words)

  
 blues shouter
The singer must project, or "shout", to be heard over the drums and instruments of the band.
Jimmy Rushing's Hot Spot - The life and music of the blues shouter are outlined in anecdotes, discography and a lengthy 1963 interview taken from the Stanley Dance book, "The World of Count Basie." Photos and links.
Lush, Connie and Blues Shouter - British blues group.
www.bestmp3links.com /musicstyles/blues-shouter.php   (186 words)

  
 East Coast Blues Downloads - Download East Coast Blues Music - Download East Coast Blues MP3s
Jump Blues is an uptempo, jazz-tinged style of blues that first came to prominence in the mid to late 1940s.
With less reliance on guitar work (the instrument usually being confined to rhythm section status) than other styles, jump blues was the bridge between the older styles of blues-primarily those in a small band context-and the big band jazz sound of the 1940s.
Only a handful of blues harmonica players wielded as much of a lasting influence on the genre as did the sightless Terry (Buster Brown, for one, copied the whoop and all), who recorded some fine urban blues as a bandleader in addition to serving as guitarist Brownie McGhee's longtime duet partner.
www.mp3.com /east-coast-blues/genre/662/subgenre.html   (5015 words)

  
 BLUES ACCESS Online: Winter 2001
Inspired by musician Charles Atkins, Dane Gillebrand started the Sir Charles Blues Lab to restore a proud tradition of musical education at inner city Locke High School in Los Angeles.
Not your basic blues shouter, Michelle Willson has finally found a crew of musicians who are on the same page with her.
The result is a sophisticated brew of blues bordering on jazz.
www.bluesaccess.com /No_44/columns.html   (215 words)

  
 Blues & Soul Magazine Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plus the usual selection of blues news which includes the latest on the forthcoming festival line-ups in the UK and Europe, live gig reports (including the 6th Banbury Blues Festival), CD reviews (incorporating a reissues round-up), a round up of some independent releases and the extensive Gig Guide.
From his perspective of contemporary blues artists to the manner in which they conduct themselves, his observations are well worth noting.
Jay McShann is featured as is a forum on the state of the blues as we enter a new millennium, entitled "Blues at 2000.".
www.mnblues.com /review/bluesmag5-00.html   (1324 words)

  
 Musicians Local 627 : Kansas City Blues
Ma Rainey, a pioneering woman blues shouter, first heard the blues around 1902 while traveling with a tent show in eastern Missouri.
The feel and form of the blues shaped the development of Kansas City jazz from Bennie Moten to Charlie Parker.
Mother of the Blues: A Study of Ma Rainey (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1981).
www.umkc.edu /orgs/local627/introduction/blues   (433 words)

  
 Blues Music
The feel of the music is blues, and it's combined with a unique soulful sound that takes the music to another level.
Ricky’s Roadhouse is designed for a Community of Musicians who likes to jam the Blues and meet new and interesting people, You just never know who you will shake hands with or where they come from, but you jammed with them and it was fun.
The James Wesley Blues Band is more than the standard blues band, whether they are covering such blues classics as "They call it stormy Monday" or original rocking tunes like "Don't Stop" he will get you moving to the beat.
e.webring.com /hub?ring=bluesmusic   (1061 words)

  
 Bad Dog Blues Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Let's take a look at some of the year's top releases on smaller labels: One of the year's best records was issued by veteran blues shouter Tommy Brown whose "Remember Me" (Bonedog Records) proved he's still a terrific blues singer and should be a strong candidate for comeback artist of the year.
As far as Rochester blues artists there were a couple of strong releases by The New Trendsetters and the sophomore release from the eclectic White Hots.
With 2003's Year of the Blues there was a flood of reissues last year but 2004 saw that slow down to a trickle at least as far as domestic reissues.
www.baddogblues.com /archives/1.05/special.htm   (1344 words)

  
 Muddy Fete at BB's Lawnside BBQ - El Dormido   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
He is a blues shouter of casual intensity that cuts through the crowd noise.
Nick Holt’s blues shouter style doesn’t work so well when they do "Stand by Me", but the bass drives the melody and the band fits in all around it for a nice, bluesy treatment.
The celebration continued on into the night, driven as much by Lindsay Shannon's devotion to the blues, and to Muddy Waters, as it is by Nick Holt and friends.
www.kcbluessociety.com /ElDormido/muddy_fete_at_b.htm   (603 words)

  
 NorthernBlues Music - Janiva Magness Bio
She tours Europe on a continuing basis and has played every kind of venue overseas from acclaimed smaller blues-rock clubs like the Borderline and the Crossroads Cafe in Belgium, to major events such as the prestigious Belgium Rhythm and Blues Festival in Peer, Belgium and the Lucerne International Blues Festival in Switzerland.
Her Canadian club dates are always "sold out" and her appearances at the major festivals there (The Saskatchewan Jazz Festival, The North Country Fair, Labatt's Blues Festival, The Edmonton Folk and Blues Festival, etc.) have made her a Canadian favorite.
In the U.S., if she's not on the road playing clubs or festivals, she can usually be found somewhere in the southern California area working her magic on stage, always fronting a stellar line-up of musicians.
www.northernblues.com /bio_magness.html   (520 words)

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