Jay McShann

Jay McShann

Jay McShann

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Top Songs

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Ain't Misbehavin'
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Hootie Blues
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Confessin' the Blues
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Sweet Lorraine
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Jumpin' at the Woodside

Albums

  • Kansas City on My Mind

    Feb 2017 • 15 songs

  • Confessin' The Blues

    Jul 2015 • 18 songs

  • Piano Blues Best

    May 2011 • 27 songs

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Jay McShann

Biography

The great veteran pianist Jay McShann (also known as Hootie) enjoyed a long career and it is unfair to primarily think of him as merely the leader of an orchestra that featured a young Charlie Parker. He was mostly self-taught as a pianist, worked with Don Byas as early as 1931 and played throughout the Midwest before settling in Kansas City in 1936. McShann formed his own sextet the following year and by 1939 had his own big band. In 1940 at a radio station in Wichita, KS, McShann and an octet out of his orchestra recorded eight songs that were not released commercially until...
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