HARRY DIAL

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Harry Dial was one of the classic drummers of the early jazz world, his specialty keeping time behind artists known for their fun and pep. In fact, a glance at Dial's discography is something like a partial scan of the most entertaining albums of all time, because such a list would surely include sides by two guys named Louis -- Armstrong and Jordan -- as well as Fats Waller and Ella Fitzgerald. Dial was a solid, energetic drummer who pushed the beat forward without cluttering the airspace, leaving plenty of room for Waller's muttered asides or Satchmo's famous behind the beat phrasing. His use of the sock cymbal and his fat, marching band snare drum sound are often imitated. Dial also was one of the rare breed of singing drummers, the vocal side of his talents usually only exposed when he was in charge of the band. He was allowed read more...
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HARRY DIAL Harry Dial And His Blusicians album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Harry Dial And His Blusicians
Blues 1961

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The Blues Singing Banker
Blues 2011
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Jazz À La Carte
Blues 2011

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I Like What I Like Like I Like It / It Must Be Love
Blues 1931

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