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- King Curtis was the last of the great R&B tenor sax giants.
- King Curtis was to work on many arrangements with Aretha over the next few years until his death in 1971.
- King Curtis was very much in demand as a sax player by nearly every musician in the business.
- Jemmott began his professional career by age 12, and after switching to the electric bass, was discovered by saxophonist King Curtis in 1967.
- He played electric guitar and bass in various R&B bands, then joined King Curtis ' group in New York during 1964.
- Despite this impressive record of work, Billy was most closely associated with two bandleaders; Bill Doggett, another Philly musician, and King Curtis.
- You get to hear most of the music recorded by Aretha, King Curtis and the Kingpins over the course of the three night engagement.
- Jemmott began his career by age 12, and after switching to the electric bass, was discovered by saxophonist King Curtis in 1966[ 1].
- However, in August 1971, King Curtis was murdered, and the album was shelved.
- 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.
- After doing some session work he struck out on his own, first as King Curtis and The Noble Knights and later as The Kingpins.
- Another addition was King Curtis ' tenor saxophone and the slicker production of Wexler and co-producer Arif Mardin.
- How important were King Curtis and Duane Eddy in the formation of your career.
- His booming tenor sound influenced a range of saxophonists, including King Curtis and Bruce Springsteen sideman Clarence Clemons.
- 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.
- King Curtis led a band including Cornell DuPree and his Kingpins, the Memphis Horns, Franklin's usual backup singers, and Billy Preston.
- In March 1971, Aretha Franklin and King Curtis played a three-night stand at San Francisco's legendary venue, the Fillmore West.
- Personnel: Aretha Franklin (vocals, electric piano); Ray Charles (vocals, electric piano); King Curtis (soprano & tenor saxophones); Billy Preston (organ).
- Duane frequently traveled to Muscle Shoals, Alabama and played backup guitar with such great singers as Aretha Franklin, King Curtis and Percy Sledge.
- Music > Gospel Music > Gospel Singers > Aretha Franklin
- Guitars > Guitarists > George Harrison > Billy Preston
- Music > Musical Instruments > Saxophones > Saxophonists
- Arts > Music > Musicians > Duane Eddy
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