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Siegel, Corky

LC control no.n 88638594
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Personal name headingSiegel, Corky
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1943-10-24
Place of birthChicago (Ill.)
Field of activityBlues (Music) Music--Classical influences
AffiliationSiegel-Schwall Band
Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues (Musical group)
Profession or occupationBlues musicians Musicians Pianists Singers
Found inHis Siegel/Schwall, the reunion concert [SR] p1988: container (Corky Siegel, harmonica, piano, vocals)
AllMusic website, viewed Jan. 23, 2018 (Siegel-Schwall Band, a Chicago-based blues duo; Corky Siegel was born in Chicago on October 24, 1943; studied classical saxophone at Roosevelt University; he and Jim Schwall met there, formed the band in the mid-'60s in Chicago; Siegel played harp and electric Wurlitzer piano, with an abbreviated drum set; both sang; the band broke up in 1974; reformed in 1987, still gets together and performs on rare occasions; Siegel has been involved in many projects that fuse classical music with blues, including his current group, Chamber Blues, a string quartet with percussionist (tabla) and Siegel on piano and harmonica)
Associated languageeng