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  Earl Bostic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earl Bostic (April 25, 1913 – October 28, 1965) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues alto saxophonist.
Bostic's signature hit, "Flamingo" was recorded in 1951 and remains a favorite among followers of Carolina Beach Music in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
Bostic was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma; and died in Rochester, New York while performing with his band in 1965.
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Earl Bostic was born in 1913 in that state that produced so many founding members of the rock 'n roll age, Oklahoma - Tulsa to be exact.
As the record makes Earl Bostic a recognizable R and B star, he is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Georgia that December, and faces a long stay in the hospital.
Much of early 1957 was inactive for Earl Bostic because of his medical condition, and the recordings were releases of tunes recorded in previous sessions(including a King LP called "Earl Bostic For You" #503).
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 American BigBands - Page 7 "B" Bands
Earl never was fully recognized by the general public, but he was a great musician; a fine showman; a top alto sax stylist; an arranger of note, and a fine composer of novelty tunes.
Earl Bostic has supplied us with beautiful music for a[t] least 50 years now, and that's probably the most important thing that needs to be said.
The preceding was taken from the album jacket of "Earl Bostic Blows A Fuse" by Charly Records Ltd., London 1985 Compiled by Danny Adler Recordings in the album from 1946 to 1958.
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 Earl Bostic
One of the few jazz musicians of his generation with formal training, Bostic studied composition at Xavier University in New Orleans in the early 1930s, and then spent several years performing with territory bands in the Midwest as well as with Fate Marable, who led one of the last Mississippi riverboat bands.
Ironically, Bostic sold better in white markets than fl, perhaps the only fl artist of who that could be said.
Bostic went on to place four other tunes, including his most famous single, "Flamingo," in the R&B Top 10 list.
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 Bagatellen: Earl Bostic - Jazz Time (Le Jazz / Charly)
Beginning in the late 1940's and carrying through to the early 1960's (at the least), there was collection of sax players that, in hindsight, really straddled the worlds of R & B, rock 'n roll, and jazz.
Fantastic stuff that shows off Bostic's improvising chops, his infectious rhythmic feel, and his distinctive, piquant but huge, tone.
Of course, Bostic's earlier King material can be found in plentiful supplies on CD, of course, and at budget prices (usually), but Chronological Classics has recently issued Bostic's very first recordings in a package that finally begins to accord him some of the respect he deserves.
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 Earl Bostic MP3 Downloads - Earl Bostic Music Downloads - Earl Bostic Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Although primarily known as a smoothly raucous R&B bandleader, Earl Bostic has jazz credentials that go deep, with records that reveal a technique as good as Charlie Parker's.
While Parker made history, and the honker "walked the bar," Bostic still deserves kudos for producing some of the most urbane early-'50s jump blues.
The outfits of Bostic, King Kolax, and Johnny Otis helped fill the gap, and this particular Bostic album, with its super-tight arrangements and incredible playing, proves the point.
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 Definition of Earl Bostic
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 VH1.com : Earl Bostic : Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Alto saxophonist Earl Bostic was a technical master of his instrument, yet remained somewhat underappreciated by jazz fans due to the string of simple, popular R&B/jump blues
Born Eugene Earl Bostic in Tulsa, OK, on April 25, 1913, Bostic played around the Midwest during the early '30s, studied at Xavier University, and toured with several bands before moving to New York in 1938.
Unfortunately, Bostic suffered a heart attack in the late '50s, which kept him away from music for two years.
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 Earl Bostic : The Very Best Of Earl Bostic - Audio CD - Collectables Records : Oldies.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earl Bostic was the most prolific recording artist in the history of King Records, even eclipsing the Godfather of Soul, James Brown.
Earl Bostic's legacy as the premier alto sax artist of the 1950s is secure.
While Charlie Parker is of course renowned on the instrument as well, no one has ever approached the level of record sales which Bostic achieved during the era or since.
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 Earl Bostic : Jazz As I Feel It - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
Earl Bostic : Jazz As I Feel It albums
Earl Bostic didn't have a chance to venture outside the honking R&B sphere often, and when he did he usually displayed the skills that were more evident in live performance.
While this wasn't the kind of hard-edged playing many assume is the only way to play jazz, Bostic's fluid, relaxed, expressive alto solos show that he could play jazz as well as anything else.
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 Encyclopedia article on Earl Bostic [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earl Bostic (1913 –; 1965) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues alto saxophonist.
He began his career in jazz, making his first recording with Lionel Hampton in 1939.
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 Amazon.ca: Alto Magic: Dance Party with Earl Bostic [Import] [Best of]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The rest of the disk is so good that I will live with this imperfection, rather than returning the disk, unless there are copies which do not have this flaw.
Sadly unknown and underappreciated today, Earl Bostic ranks with Bird, Coleman Hawkins, Coltrane and Ben Webster among the true innovators of Jazz sax playing.
If you tune out the saccharine background slop and focus your ears entirely on Bostic's playing you will be treated to a rare experience of a singular master performer at the height of his powers.
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 R&B, Soul, Doo-Wop - Billy Bland -> Earl Bostic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In addition to their hit Time Is Tight, we get a very soulful Children, Don't Get Weary with gospel-tinged vocal by Judy Clay, and a handful of atmospheric and period instrumentals, plus some numbers where Booker T. takes the vocal mic.
Tulsa born altoist Earl Bostic, veteran of many territory bands, died in 1963 leaving behind a wealth of jazz, RandB and Latin-flavored recordings.
His toughest sides were recorded for Gotham and King during the late forties/early fifties with such luminaries as Lowell "Count" Hastings and John Coltrane on tenor saxes.
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 American BigBands - Page 1 "F" Bands
Fields replaced the extroverted Earl Bostic, as alto saxaphonist.
Les was also a member of the 'Biltmore Trio' that appeared with the Earl Burtnett Orch.
This band preceded the Earl Fuller's Rector Novelty Orch, which played at New York's famed Rector's (Restaurant) during WW1, with 10 musicians plus himself (rather large band for those years).
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 GEORGE BARNES ACCOMPANIES + EARL BOSTIC & CLEANHEAD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This collaboration lasted only for the year 1938 and then George was off pursuing a career that included a stint as the studio guitarist for NBC radio in Chicago as well as a long partnership with tenor man Bud Freeman.
We'll also spend Hour #2 spotlighting two alto players -Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson and Earl Bostic - who'll spend the entire hour trading tunes.
It's lots of fun and a great excuse to listen to lots of those corny/campy sides by Earl Bostic.
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 Rhythm & Blues - Newsletter 134 - Earl Bostic -> Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The fourth volume in Classics' survey of the musical career of this great alto saxist features 21 tracks recorded between August, 1952 and October, 1953 with sidemen like John Coltrane, Ike Isaacs, "Blue" Mitchell, Gene Redd, Mickey Baker, Stanley Turrentine and others.
Sound quality is superb and set includes 16 page illustrated booklet with extensive notes.
Dating back to the golden age of streetcorner singing, the vocals groups here are marvelous.
www.rootsandrhythm.com /roots/NEWSLETTER134/newsletter134_r&b_1.htm   (1875 words)

  
 Playlists for June 1, 2003
Earl Bostic: The Man I Love, Earl Bostic 1945-1948 (Classics 5005)
Earl Bostic: The Major And The Minor, Earl Bostic (Classic 5005)
Earl Bostic: Here Goes, Earl Bostic (Classics 5005)
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 Earl Bostic - Flamingo [2002]: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Earl Bostic - Flamingo [2002]: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
Earl Bostic - Flamingo [2002]: Reviews, Track Listing, Audio Clips, and more
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 Amazon.ca: Magic Bostic 1944-1952 [Import] [Best of]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
If you would like to purchase this title, we recommend that you occasionally check this page to see if it has become available.
Hour of Parting - Earl Bostic and His Orchestra
Fly Hen Blues - Earl Bostic, Cousin Joe
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 King/Federal/DeLuxe Album Discography, Part 2 (1956-1958)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
547 - Invitation to Dance from Earl Bostic - Earl Bostic [1956] A stereo version of this album was released in 1958; stereo information not available.
558 - C'mon and Dance with Earl Bostic - Earl Bostic [1956] A stereo version of this album was issued in 1958; stereo information not available.
571 - Bostic Rocks - Earl Bostic [1957?] A stereo version of this album was released in 1958; stereo information is not available.
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 Shock Records - EARL BOSTIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 1945-1948: Earl Bostic Irish & Celtic Music at An Irish Christmas.com
1945-1948: Earl Bostic Irish and Celtic Music at An Irish Christmas.com
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 The Parrot and Blue Lake Labels
Though most of his club gigs during the period were solo or trio affairs, his Apollo outing was were followed by two sessions with Earl Dranes and The Blues Rockers for Aristocrat.
"Harlem Nocturne" (Parrot 775), which showcases Field's command of the alto sax, is a juke box jazz number that sounds quite competitive with the sides that Tab Smith was laying down for United, or that Earl Bostic was cutting for King.
They were accompanied by a Red Saunders unit with Sonny Cohn (trumpet), Leon Washington (tenor sax), Earl Washington (piano), the same guitarist who was on the Jo Jo Adams session, Jimmy Richardson (bass), and of course the leader (drums).
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 1945-1948 - Earl Bostic
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 Texas Governor Rick Perry - Texas Music Pioneers (A-M) / Texas Music History Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Corley led the Royal Aces Orchestra with two of his brothers as sidemen in the early 1930s.
Terrence "T" Holder from Dallas took over the band in 1932, and Corley contunued to play in this band which also included sax players Buddy Tate and Earl Bostic and pianist Lloyd Glenn.
Moving between the Starday, OKeh, Columbia, Nucraft, Sarg, and Allstar labels, and his own Western and Tanker labels, among many others, he left behind a significant legacy spread among a variety of styles.
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 B Artist 45 RPM Singles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Title : EARL BOSTIC & HIS ALTO SAX: DANUBE WAVES +3
Catalog Number : EP without EP picture sleeve
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