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HAMMOND B3 MASTER BILLY NUNN

Album NUNN@ONE Notes http://www.billynunn.com .... Alltrue .... MO DO....

 

Billy Nunn... A Living Legend among the  gifted and genius.  Jazz, Funk, Classic, Blues , very versatile MASTER of THE HAMMOND B3, Organist and Keyboardist. At the age of nineteen, after only one year playing the Hammond B3, he gave his first concert.

Being the godson of the Legendary   Jimmy Smith, plus hands on  with The Great  Jack McDuff along with many other B3 Greats. After that first concert,  it was clear he had mastered  the  Hammond B3 Organ Making his mark in music history.

  • In the 60's, Billy did some  touring, writing and recording with The Legendary Johnny Lytle.

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  •  Billy went toured  Japan  wrote and recorded with The Softtones ...  ( Billy met the Softtones at "Jan's Supper Club" in Buffalo, New York ,were various legends  performed).  ("Jan's Supper Club" was owned by Billy Nunn's Multi Talented father Mr Bill Nunn Sr. Singer, Sax player, founder of Mo-Do Records  where Billy recorded his first Album,,, "Billy Murray Meets Billy Nunn") 

  •  1978 a Gold Album for his work on "Come and Get it", Album recorded by Rick James  , Billy also co-writer on recording of single Mary Jane.

  • 1990's Billy performances with Bobby Womack /Butch Lewis' Birthday Party,(  Darcus Gates, Ronnie Rathers)

  • Denzel Washington's Hollywood signing event,(  Billy Nunn,Darcus Gates, Ronnie Rathers, Bonny Bonaparte, Kathy Lamar)

  • 2000 Jazz Las Vegas'/ 1st Annual Jazz Festival in the Summerlin hills, Keith Washington , Howard Hewitt, Billy Nunn/ Tevin Campbell  Fitzgeralds Casino LasVegas Festival's mix&mingle

  • 2011 Billy Nunn received Living Legends Award  presented at Las Vegas Annual BMA Award Ceremony

  • 2013 Billy Nunn, one of The Great Masters of the Hammond B3 Organ, performed LasVegas  First Annual Hammond B3 Organ Summit Las Vegas SMITH CENTER, with  amazing soul thrilling swagger of left-hand bass, 

  • 2014 Received Life Time Achievement Award by Legendary  Berry Gordy of Motown' daughter,  "Sherry Gordy Presents/with Team Gordy for  his outstanding and innovative influence on the sound of great soul and funk music 

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  • 2015 Living Legend Billy Nunn was inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame ...  Contributions to the art of music and entertainment industry for  over five decades.

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  • Celine Dion's Birthday Party. Billy Nunn also applied his skills on recordings, tours and compositions with groups internationally. In addition to Billy has recorded with Motown, Columbia, MoDo, Solid State, Milestone, H&L and Virgin Records. Billy Nunn married his sweetheart of 6 years Beverley (Jelks) at the Chapel of Love in Las Vegas, Nevada, who enjoys showing Billy to talent on the world wide web.... as well as, touring ...

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  • Andrea: Beautifully arranged Very mellow

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  • Denise:  Great music Waiting for my cd to arrive. So excited, the kind of song I've been longing for.

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  • Valentine: Dejavu, I'm back in B-lo. Praises To The B-3 God,glad your back. This takes me back to the Pine Grill, Jenks Famous Door, Ellicot Grill or The Revalot Lounge.It's smooth melodic organ melodies and pulsating walking left hand bass lines, with complimentary guitar licks and slick drum patterns. I LOVE IT

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  • Valentine: Dejavu, I'm back in B-lo. Praises To The B-3 God,glad your back. Paul Heimlich Great CD This CD is excellent. "Buttons" is an amazing song. I recommend it to anyone who loves great music. arlet wyant Billy is the most fresh cat i've ever heard. He has paid his dues. You can hear&feel it ! Go on with it brother man.

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  • Charles H. Clyburn: Smokin' & chokin' music from a talented keyboardist From the jamming, gut-bucket blues to the melodic tribute to mothers all over the world, this music and the musicians contributing to it have pooled their collective talents to titilate the ears of music appreciaters. It is a must addition for your CD collection.

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  • Carmen Lattimore: Nunn@One Thanks Billy. The real jazz organist is back. Takes me back to Jimmy Smith and McDuff at the Pine Grill. Where I first fell in love with the Hammond.