Eddie South
Favorite

Eddie South

Latest Release

Harlem album art
  • Harlem
  • September 2018
  • 12 Songs

Top Songs

1
Blues in the Night
2
Interprétation Swing Du Premier Mouvement Du Concerto En Ré Mineur De Jean Sébastien Bach
3
Para Viga Me Voy
4
Pardon Madame
5
Mama Mocking-Bird

Albums

About

Eddie South

Biography

One of the top violinists of the pre-bop era, Eddie South was a brilliant technician who, were it not for the universal racism of the time, would probably have been a top classical violinist. A child prodigy, South graduated from the Chicago Music College. Since classical positions were not open to black violinists in the 1920s, South learned to play jazz (helped out by Darnell Howard). In the early to mid-'20s, he worked in Chicago with Jimmy Wade's Syncopators, Charles Elgar, ... Read more

Chat About Eddie South

For You