Claude Driskett Hopkins (1903 – 1984) was an American jazz stride pianist and bandleader.
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... Claude Hopkins was born in Alexandria, Virginia in 1903 ... As popular as Hopkins' band was, it never achieved the high level of musical brilliance that Ellington, Henderson, Hines, Basie, Webb or Lunceford achieved ... Besides Hopkins' piano being featured within the band, the high-pitched vocals of Orlando Roberson brought the band a good part of its popularity ...
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