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Milt Buckner

Primary Instrument: Organ, Hammond B3

Born: July 10, 1915 | Died: July 17, 1977    

Milt Buckner

A colorful and versatile musician who was comfortable while on the piano, or stretching out on the Hammond organ. Milt Buckner was also quite the character and very much the jovial entertainer.

Orphaned as a child, Buckner was taught music by an uncle in Detroit. He started playing piano and arranging for local bands such as The Harlem Aristocrats and The Dixie Whangdoodles - by the late 1920s. After joining drummer Don Cox's band in 1932, Buckner began experimenting with patterned parallel chords, becoming famous as the earliest purveyor of what came to be known as “block chords” or “locked hands” style;, he then attracted the attention of McKinney's Cotton Pickers in 1934 for whom he wrote arrangements....
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Source: James Nadal

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    Los Grandes Del Jazz Vol. 13

    Qwest Records
    1980
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    Midnight Slows Vol 6

    Qwest Records
    1977
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    Boogie Woogie USA

    Qwest Records
    1977
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    Green Onions

    Qwest Records
    1975
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    Buck And Jo

    Qwest Records
    1974
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    Blues For Diane

    Qwest Records
    1974
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    Midnight Slows Vol 3

    Qwest Records
    1973
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