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Joseph "Big Joe" Duskin
Birth: Feb. 10, 1921
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 6, 2007
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA

Musician. He was known as a blues and boogie pianist pioneer, who created the musical path for every blues and blues-rock musician to follow. In the 1940s, his big voice on blues boogie compositions and pop songs were standards on such tunes as "Well, Well Baby" and "I Met a Girl Named Martha." For years, he performed at clubs nationally as well as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and clubs in London, Berlin and Paris. He also was featured in a British documentary, "The History of Boogie Woogie." After his father passed away in 1963, he took a 25-year-old layoff from his music. He eventually returned to his gospel roots on his final album, "Big Joe Jumps Again!" that included an appearance by rock guitarist Peter Frampton released in 2005. In 2004, he was inducted into the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Hall of Fame. He died from diabetes. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Dayton National Cemetery
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 38, Site 256
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: May 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19299052
Joseph Big Joe Duskin
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