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Definitions

  1. King Curtis was the last of the great R&B tenor sax giants.
  2. King Curtis was to work on many arrangements with Aretha over the next few years until his death in 1971.
  3. King Curtis was very much in demand as a sax player by nearly every musician in the business.

Saxophonist King Curtis

  1. Jemmott began his professional career by age 12, and after switching to the electric bass, was discovered by saxophonist King Curtis in 1967.

Group

  1. He played electric guitar and bass in various R&B bands, then joined King Curtis ' group in New York during 1964.

Billy

  1. Despite this impressive record of work, Billy was most closely associated with two bandleaders; Bill Doggett, another Philly musician, and King Curtis.

Aretha

  1. You get to hear most of the music recorded by Aretha, King Curtis and the Kingpins over the course of the three night engagement.

Career

  1. Jemmott began his career by age 12, and after switching to the electric bass, was discovered by saxophonist King Curtis in 1966[ 1].

Album

  1. However, in August 1971, King Curtis was murdered, and the album was shelved.

Four Albums

  1. He recorded a total of four albums with the label but played on many others, including with King Curtis, Gene Ammons and especially Houston Person.

Session Work

  1. After doing some session work he struck out on his own, first as King Curtis and The Noble Knights and later as The Kingpins.

Tenor Saxophone

  1. Another addition was King Curtis ' tenor saxophone and the slicker production of Wexler and co-producer Arif Mardin.

Duane Eddy

  1. How important were King Curtis and Duane Eddy in the formation of your career.

Saxophonists

  1. His booming tenor sound influenced a range of saxophonists, including King Curtis and Bruce Springsteen sideman Clarence Clemons.

Scuffle

  1. He asked them to move, there was a scuffle, and one of the men, later identified as Juan Montanez, stabbed King Curtis in the heart with a knife.

Billy Preston

  1. King Curtis led a band including Cornell DuPree and his Kingpins, the Memphis Horns, Franklin's usual backup singers, and Billy Preston.

Aretha Franklin

  1. In March 1971, Aretha Franklin and King Curtis played a three-night stand at San Francisco's legendary venue, the Fillmore West.

King Curtis

  1. Personnel: Aretha Franklin (vocals, electric piano); Ray Charles (vocals, electric piano); King Curtis (soprano & tenor saxophones); Billy Preston (organ).
  2. Duane frequently traveled to Muscle Shoals, Alabama and played backup guitar with such great singers as Aretha Franklin, King Curtis and Percy Sledge.

Categories

  1. Music > Gospel Music > Gospel Singers > Aretha Franklin
  2. Guitars > Guitarists > George Harrison > Billy Preston
  3. Scuffle
  4. Music > Musical Instruments > Saxophones > Saxophonists
  5. Arts > Music > Musicians > Duane Eddy
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