24 de maig de 2014

CAMILLE HOWARD


               CAMILLE HOWARD , Una pianista capaç de grabar  O sole mío , ja ens indica que la seva personalitat era atrevida i valenta ! ... La seva forma de tocar el piano enérgica a mes no poder .... en fí , unes mostres d´audio del seu art !  ( Com podeu llegir n´hi ha que questionen el 
" gènere " ) . En la Gran Enciclopedia del Jazz de SARPE ) es parla d´ella com el pianista ? . A naltros ens importe L´ART !! Si cliqueu damunt del títol del Post aneu a parar a una biografía mes extensa de la artista . 

             Artist Biography by Bill Dahl  in : ALLMUSIC 
Piano-tinkling chanteuses were quite the rage during the war years. But Camille Howard's two-fisted thundering boogie style, much like her Los Angeles contemporary, Hadda Brooks, was undoubtedly the equivalent of any 88s ace, male or female. Howard was part of the great migration from Texas to the West Coast. She was installed as pianist with drummer Roy Milton & the Solid Senders sometime during World War II, playing on all their early hits for Art Rupe's Juke Box and Specialty labels (notably the groundbreaking "R.M. Blues" in 1945).

Sensing her potential following the success of Milton's 1947 hit "Thrill Me" (with Howard's vocal), Rupe began recording her as a featured artist at the end of the year. Legend has it that Howard's biggest hit, the roaring instrumental "X-Temporaneous Boogie," was improvised at the tail-end of her first date as a leader (its flip, the torch ballad "You Don't Love Me," was a hit in its own right). Howard's vocal abilities were pretty potent too. Her "Fiesta in Old Mexico" was a hit in 1949, while "Money Blues," credited to Camille Howard & Her Boyfriends, registered strong coin in 1951. Howard cranked out storming boogies and sultry ballads for Specialty through 1953, then jumped from Federal to Vee-Jay before landing in Los Angeles for good


                                 

                                                   

Camille's Boogie - Roy Milton & His Solid Senders Speciality 510b 78rpm LA 1947. Camille Howard (March 29, 1914 -- March 10, 1993) was born in Galveston, Texas. When in California in the 1940s, she became the featured piano player with Roy Milton's Solid Senders, playing on all their early hits on Juke Box and then Specialty labels. Record label head Art Rupe also began recording her as a solo artiste, with her biggest hit coming with "X-Temporaneous Boogie". She continued to record successfully in the early 1950s, but the growth of rock and roll and her own religious convictions ended her career. upload for fair use and educational use only.

                           

                           


Camille Howard (March 29, 1914 – March 10, 1993) was an American R&B pianist and singer.

Howard was born in Galveston, Texas.When in California in the 1940s, she became the featured piano player with Roy Milton’s Solid Senders, playing on all their early hits on the Juke Box and later the Specialty record label, including "R. M. Blues" (1946).

After that record's success, she featured on more of Milton’s records, occasionally as singer. Record label head Art Rupe also began recording her as a solo artiste, with her biggest hit coming with "X-Temporaneous Boogie".

She continued to record successfully in the early 1950s, but the growth of rock and roll and her own religious convictions ended her career.

Howard died in Los Angeles in March 1993.

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