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MARTHA UDOM EMMANUEL PROVIDES SHELTER FOR FORGOTTEN MUSIC ICON MEET ETUBOM REX WILLIAM A brief feature on the life and work of Etubom Rex Williams one of Nigeria's finest Highlife Trumpeters and bandleaders. This was based on an exclusive interview granted Music in Africa by the legend himself. Lagos 1976: I am not quite sure which variety programme I was watching then on the old Nigerian Television Authority Lagos TV Channel (there was just one Lagos Channel then) but then the band…

“Louis Armstrong changed all the brass players around, but after Bird, all of the instruments had to change - drums, piano, bass, trombones, trumpets, saxophones, everything.” - Cootie Williams

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Passing the baton: New Zealand pair Hamish Bond and Eric Murray (right) won gold in the Men's Pair, with Brits William Satch and George Nash sealing bronze

We are so proud of Barret Ham and William Roddenberry for their excellent musical achievements! We consider these two to be our very own Miles Davis and Louis Armstrong!

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Bronze medallists George Nash and William Satch (R) of Britain pose after the medals ceremony for the Men's Pair Final event during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney

Ohio Players. From the left: William ''Billy'' Beck - keyboards, vocals Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner - Guitar, vocals (deceased) Marshall ''Rock'' Jones - bass (deceased) James ''Diamond'' Williams - drums, vocals Ralph 'Pee Wee' Middlebrooks - sax, trumpet (deceased) Clarence ''Satch'' Satchell - sax, flute, vocals (deceased) Marvin 'Merve' Pierce - trumpet, trombone, vocals

Portrait of Louis Armstrong, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1946. Photograph by William P. Gottlieb, William P. Gottlieb Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

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John William Sublett (February 19, 1902 – May 18, 1986), known by his stage name John W. Bubbles, was an American vaudeville performer, dancer, singer and entertainer. Sublett’s catchphrase, “Shoot the liquor to me john boy,” has been quoted in songs by several artists, including The Manhattan Transfer, The Ink Spots, and Louis Armstrong, among others.