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Eddie South

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Primary Instrument: Violin

Born: November 27, 1904 | Died: April 25, 1962    

Eddie South - violin, bandleader (1904 - 1962)

Rarely mentioned now, the violin was an important part of Jazz during it's formative years! It was heard in the earliest New Orleans bands and was present in most all the new 'Dance' bands at the start of the 20th Century. In fact, violin sections continued to be a part of the jazz music scene right on up to the Swing Era.

Eddie South born on Nov 27, 1904, in Louisiana, MO, began his career in the 1920s. Due to his Classical Music training, (from Chicago Music College) he would probably have chosen to be a 'classical' musician, but, unfortunately, in those days the color of his skin precluded that option....
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    Repertoire Records
    2006
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    2000
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    Repertoire Records
    1981
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    1979
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    Repertoire Records
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    Repertoire Records
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