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Some legends of the keyboards celebrate Black History Month

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Jimmy Smith was the king of the Hammond B-3 organ.
The men who played the keyboards include some of the greats in all genres of music.  Here are some of the best Black artists that play the piano and organ: Related Post: For Black History Month, these are some of the legends who play Sax Type your email address in the box and click the... Read more »

The legendary musicians of Black History Month-Part One: A through M

Marian Anderson was one of the greatest vocalists of the early to mid 1900's. Her career highlights include singing at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter in 1939 and being the first black person to perform at the Metropolitan Opera.
February is Black History Month. Last year I wrote a two part series highlighting some of the iconic African-American musicians. They’re part of all genres of music, from classical to country. Here’s a look at some more of the great musicians for Black History Month..featured from A through M. Tomorrow you get N through Z.... Read more »
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