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Edythe Baker - Piano Roll Artistry of Edythe Baker & Other Women album download
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Edythe Baker - Piano Roll Artistry of Edythe Baker & Other Women album download

Performer:
Edythe Baker
Album:
Piano Roll Artistry of Edythe Baker & Other Women
Style:
Boogie-Woogie
Released:
1920 - 1927
Genre:
MP3 archive size:
1980 mb
FLAC archive size:
1322 mb
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Rating:
4.9
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918

This Folkways LP has new recordings of piano rolls from the '20s by Edythe Baker and eight other female pianists, none of whom are remembered today. The music is a historical curiosity with some of the songs not having been performed or even heard in decades.

In a profession dominated by men, a few women pianists found employment playing and arranging music for piano rolls from 1890 until the 1920s. The women represented on this album were exceptional-not just as members of a barely-visible minority, but as virtuoso performers, arrangers, and vaudevillians. 101. When You're Good You're Lonesome.

Baker came to a piano training in Kansas City in 1919 to New York City, where she performed in vaudeville area as a pianist, and then from 1920 in the next six years, a number of piano rolls of ragtime, Blue titles and contemporary pop music ( such as Yes Sir, That's My Baby or Sweet One ) for the Aeolian Company grossed. From 1920 she also appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies and worked from 1922 as a pianist and dancer in other plays on Broadway  . They also composed themselves titles such as the Dreaming Blues ( 1920). Disco Graphical Notes. Piano Roll Artistry of Edythe Baker and Other Women. Paul Du Noyer: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music.

EDYTHE BAKER MAKES PIANO CONVERSE AT LUNCHEON In Anticipation of Entertaining Number Club Members Flocked to I. A. C. Captain Patrick Henry was program chairman of the day at the Monday luncheon this week at the Piano Club of Chicago. It was "Piano Day" at the club and the fiat from the president, J. T. Bristol, was: "Every piano man in the club must show up under penalty of being fired from both his job and the club for lack of interest in the thing that he takes money for selling. We have talked a lot during our lifetime about pianos. Both Mrs. Allen and Miss Baker are beautiful women who have moved in London's highest social set for years. Mrs. Allen as the former Paul Gellibrand, was England's loveliest, best known mannequin. She was called "Britain's most painted" woman and her photographs and portraits appeared in advertisements in all parts of the British Empire.

Edythe Baker - Where's That Rainbow? Let's All Go To Mary's House - The Charleston Days, 2009 03:26. Edythe Baker - My Heart Stood Still Revue 1919-1929, 2010 03:51. Edythe Baker - My Heart Stood Still 20's - 30's Party Music, 2015 03:51. Edythe Baker - My Heart Stood Still Rodgers & Hart In London, 2008 03:50. Edythe Baker - Where's That Rainbow? Yes! We Have No Bananas, 2012 02:16. Edythe Baker - Bloie Bloie L'histoire du piano jazz, Vol. 1, 2014 02:01. Edythe Baker - My Heart Stood Still Its Ladies Night: The Essential Collection, 2006 03:56.

Profile: American jazz pianist (boogie-woogie style).

Edythe A. Baker (August 25, 1899 – August 15, 1971) was an American boogie-woogie pianist. Baker was born in poverty in Girard, Kansas to Asa and Sophronia Baker. After her mother died around 1910 she was sent to Kansas City, Missouri to live, and attended a convent. There she was trained in piano fundamentals, eventually working for a music store. After touring with a vaudeville troupe in 1918, Edythe moved to New York City in 1919.

Baker was born in poverty in Girard, Kansas to Asa and Sophronia Baker. There she made piano rolls (for Aeolian and Duo-Art) between 1919 and 1926; these included ragtime and pop pieces. She worked on Broadway in musicals and performed with vaudeville troupes such as the Ziegfeld Follies