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Willie ;The Lion; Smith, Jo ;The Tiger; Jones* - The Lion And The Tiger (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. William Henry Joseph Bonaparte Bertholoff Smith (23 November – 18 April ), a.k.a. "The Lion", was an American jazz pianist and one of the masters of the stride style, usually grouped with James P. Johnson and Thomas "Fats" Waller as the three greatest practitioners of the genre from its Golden Age, c. –
  2. The life of stride pianist Willie "The Lion" Smith was the stuff of legend, but unfortunately, some of that legend seems to have come from Smith's own imagination. For example, Smith always.
  3. American jazz pianist and composer. Born: 23 November in Goshen, New York, USA. Died: 18 April in New York City, New York, USA. Willie was active since the early s, best known for his 'Harlem Stride' playing style.
  4. The Lion always had the shakiest groove of the top three Stride greats. But it’s a real groove, and playing with the master Mr. Jones you have an unbeatable combination. Jo actually belongs much more to Swing; he was about 15 years younger than Lion. But their synergy is unbelievable.5/5(3).
  5. of "Finger Buster" by Willie The Lion Smith, a long-unreleased piano solo from one of the giants of stride; as it stands, there seems to be something missing and I do not know how to fix it. If anyone knows how to do so, please return it to article. Thanx. --Technopat , 28 August (UTC) Citation formatting, Jan 10, session.
  6. Dec 09,  · This is a part of a show recorded by the BBC in the 60' featuring Willie Smith and two musicians. Willie The Lion Smith is one of the three giants .
  7. THE LION AND THE TIGER - WILLIE «THE LION» SMITH, JO JONES: WILLIE "THE LION" SMITH, JO JONES: Direction artistique: LAURENT VERDEAUX Label: .
  8. Jun 11,  · Willie 'The Lion' Smith: Stride Piano Master The pianist was well-known for his flamboyant behavior, ever-present cigar, and trademark derby .

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