Nat King Cole
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This paper is a biography of musician, Nat King Cole. The author looks at the early influences in his life, including family and music. Nat King Cole's musical accomplishments are detailed, including how he was successful in spite of racism that was a rampant during the height of his career. The author also looks at the influence his style of music continues to have on today's music scene.
From the Paper:"Because of the opportunities he had discovered in the review, Cole decided to settle in Los Angeles when "Shuffle Along" closed. Cole "eventually settled in for a long residency in Hollywood." (RollingStone.com) In 1946 his trio became one of the first black groups to have its own radio show. ("Jazz" AOL Worldbook Encyclopedia) In its early most of the group's repertoire was comprised of instrumentals. Cole played the piano. The Trio also sang together. It was through these Cole's talent as a singer was noticed. By the time the Trio had its first opportunity to record an album, Nat King Cole had gained more confidence in his own singing and sang many solos. (RollingStone.com)"
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