Phamous Lambert

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Phamous Lambert
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Jazz and Classical

On 5/1/1995, Tony Brooke recorded the 7th annual Piano Night at Tipitina's in New Orleans, presented by the Professor Longhair Foundation. This was released in 1996 as "Professor Longhair Foundation Presents Piano Night at Tipitina's 1995" on Overture Records. The artists on the album: Phamous Lambert, Ivan Neville, Ed Volker, George Wein, Roland Stone, Eddie Bo, Ironing Board Sam, Tommy Ridgley, Davell Crawford and David Paquette.

This show was part of a series of New Orleans Jazz Festival live broadcasts and recordings for WWOZ-FM.

From a 2000 obituary:
"Phamous Lambert (died 09/16/2000; age 82)
Noted jazz piano player and vocalist (from Thibodaux, LA) spent 20 years in Chicago working with many giants of jazz (Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Thelonious Monk, Joe Williams); after his return to New Orleans, he was a longtime member of the Dukes of Dixieland, and worked with many other local artists; he can be heard on albums by The Dukes, Sammy Remington and the New Orleans All-Star Stompers; he was also featured at the 1995 Piano Night At Tipitina's; he was the brother of late bassist Lloyd Lambert."

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