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Encyclopedia > Phineas Newborn

Phineas Newborn Jr (born December 14, 1931 in Whiteville, Tennessee-died May 26, 1989 in Memphis, Tennessee) was an United States jazz pianist, whose principle influences were Art Tatum and Bud Powell. Newborn came from a musical family and first played, in a R&B band led by his father (Phineas Snr), a drummer and with Tuff Green. December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Whiteville is a town located in Hardeman County, Tennessee. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Memphis is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, of which it is the county seat. ... Art Tatum (October 13, 1909 - November 4, 1956) was a famous American jazz pianist known for his virtuosic playing and creative improvisation. ... Earl Rudolph Bud Powell (September 27, 1924 - July 31, 1966) is widely regarded as one of the most technically gifted and influential pianists in the history of jazz. ... Rhythm and blues (or R&B) was coined as a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Jerry Wexler at Billboard magazine, used to designate upbeat popular music performed by African American artists that combined jazz and blues. ...

From 1956 he began to perform in New York City, making his first album as a leader in that year. He created enough interest internationally to work as a single in Stockholm in 1958 and in Rome the following year. 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... New York City, officially named the City of New York, is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and the largest financial center in the world. ... The Old town in Stockholm from the air Stockholm â–¶(?) is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren. ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Left-Wing Democrats) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1...

Subasequently moving to Los Angeles around 1960, he recorded a sequence of piano trio albums for the Contemporary label. Some critics though, found his playing style rather facile, and Newborn developed emotional problems as a result, necessitating his admission to the Camarillo State Mental Hospital for some periods, and also suffering a hand injury which hindered his playing. In later years his career was somewhat intermittent, but he did make a comeback in the 1970s. This article is about the largest city in California. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Contemporary Records was a record label which was purchased by Fantasy Records in 1984. ... Camarillo is a city located in Ventura County, California. ... Jimmy Beertow is the most famous pornstar of this decade he starred in movies such as BackDoorSluts3 and the Famous Schoolhouse Confessions Parts 1 through 6. He ultilized the secret school location made famous by the series. ...

His brother (Edwin) Calvin Newborn (born April 27, 1933) is a jazz guitarist. April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Phineas Newborn Jr. (1029 words)
Newborn was mysterious AND swinging and, therefore, hip.
Newborn's work is in a direct line of descent from the great jazz pianists, and his hard-to-pigeonhole style is result of his synthesis of the musical influences he encountered during his eccentric career.
The appearance of the aforementioned "Solo Piano" was a treat precisely because Newborn had begun to lose his footing in rocky and shifting terrain of the average jazz fan's esteem.
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