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In the late 1950s, Rebennack, who is reputed to have been a Jesuit High School student, established his bona fides as a New Orleans R&B sideman of some renown.
In fact, Dylan and his band—which included a core of legendary sidemen like drummer Jim Keltner, guitarist Fred Tackett, keyboardist Spooner Oldham, and bassist Tim Drummond—were virtually reinventing the material from night to night.
Kelly and his band of rotating sidemen have always borrowed pretty openly from their influences.
Jeffreys, 74, returns to the same stage Friday, and this one has the potential to be better than the previous Southgate engagement: He was accompanied by a single sideman in 2014
The formality suits him, a superstar who used to be a sideman and still grapples with the transition.
Returning COTA grads include bassist Evan Gregor and wind player Jay Rattman, among the busier sidemen out there.
Early professional gigs for James included sideman stints with Morris Day, Randy Crawford, the Isley Brothers and Teena Marie.
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