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  1. This double LP is the equivalent of Jelly Roll Morton's Library of Congress recordings. The legendary Willie "The Lion" Smith reminisces about his colorful life, plays some piano and warbles out some vocals. Particularly interesting are his stories of the early days, his medleys of songs associated with Eubie Blake, James P. Johnson, Fats Waller and Duke Ellington, and his performances of 8/
  2. Willie was Bar-Mitzvahed in Newark at age thirteen, and later in life worked as a Hebrew cantor for a Black Jewish congregation in Harlem. Death. In his later years, he received frequent honors for his life's work including a Willie "The Lion" Smith Day in Newark, New Jersey. Smith died at the age of 79, on April 18, , in New stonescarkagataursharphammer.infoinfo: November 23, , Goshen, New York, .
  3. Dec 14,  · Willie ‘The Lion’ Smith: piano Brian Brocklehurst: bass Lennie Hastings: drums Recorded on 7th November at The Marquee Club, London (England) - Introduced by Humphrey Lyttelton.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Memoirs Of Willie "The Lion" Smith on Discogs.4/4(4).
  5. I-L J.J. Johnson Jack Teegarden Jimmy Heath Jimmy Smith Joe Newman Joe Pass John Coltrane John Handy mehr M-P Massada Mezzoforte Miles Davis Milt Jackson Mongo Santamaria.
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Memoirs Of Willie "The Lion" Smith on Discogs.2/5(1).

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