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Encyclopedia > Raymond Burke (clarinetist)

Raymond Burke (6 June 1904 - 21 March 1986) was a jazz clarinetist. June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 1904 is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jazz is a musical art form characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms, and improvisation. ... A bass clarinet, which sounds an octave lower than the more common Bb soprano clarinet. ...

Burke was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and seldom left the city limits, as he disliked traveling. He was always highly regarded by his fellow musicians but was rather obscure with jazz fans until he appeared on many fine recordings in the 1960s. City nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City that Care Forgot Location of New Orleans Country   State     Parish United States   Louisiana     Orleans Parish Mayor C. Ray Nagin Area  - Land  - Water 350. ... Events and trends The 1960s was a turbulent decade of change around the world. ...

He was a regular at Preservation Hall for many years, with Kid Thomas Valentine's band and other groups. Preservation Hall is a famous jazz performance hall in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Thomas Valentine, commonly known as Kid Thomas (3 February 1896 - 18 June 1987) was a jazz trumpeter and bandleader. ...



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