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Hank Mobley

Posted on Oct 17, 2012 | 0 comments

– Hank Mobley Website Henry (Hank) Mobley (tenor saxophone) was born July 7, 1930 in Eastman Georgia and passed away on May 30, 1986 in New York City. Mobley was born in Eastman, Georgia, but was raised in...

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Mulgrew Miller

Posted on May 31, 2013 | 0 comments

– Mulgrew Miller Website Mulgrew Miller (pianist) was born on Aug. 13, 1955, in Greenwood, Mississippi and passed away on May 29, 2013 in Allentown, Pennsylvania at the age of 57. Miller was born in a small...

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Posted on Oct 14, 2012 | 0 comments

– Rahsaan Roland Kirk Website Rahsaan Roland Kirk...

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Kenny Dorham

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 | 0 comments

– Kenny Dorham Website McKinley Howard “Kenny” Dorham was born on August...

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Cannonball Adderley

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 | 0 comments

– Cannonball Adderley Website Julian Adderley was born on September...

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Clifford Brown

Posted on Oct 28, 2012 | 0 comments

– Clifford Brown Website Clifford Brown was born on October 30, 1930 in...

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Bobby Hutcherson

Posted on Jun 8, 2012 | 0 comments

– Bobby Hutcherson Website Bobby Hutcherson (vibraphone, marimba) was...

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Stanley Turrentine

Posted on Oct 15, 2012 | 0 comments

– Stanley Turrentine Website Stanley William Turrentine (tenor...

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Carl Fontana

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Carl Fontana Website Carl Charles Fontana (trombonist) was born on...

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Sonny Stitt

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Sonny Stitt Website Sonny Stitt  (tenor and alto saxophonist) was...

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Lee Morgan

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 | 0 comments

– Lee Morgan Website Edward Lee Morgan (trumpeter) was born on July 10,...

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Gene Ammons

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 | 0 comments

– Gene Ammons Website Eugene “Jug” Ammons (saxophonist) was...

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Elvin Jones

Posted on Feb 5, 2013 | 0 comments

– Elvin Jones Website Elvin Ray Jones (drummer) was born on September 9,...

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Art Farmer

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 | 0 comments

– Art Farmer Website A highly melodic soloist, with inventive turns of...

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Michel Petrucciani

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 | 0 comments

– Michel Petrucciani Website Michel Petrucciani (pianist) was born on...

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Joe Henderson

Posted on Oct 20, 2012 | 0 comments

– Joe Henderson Website Joe Henderson (tenor saxophonist) was born on...

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Johnny Griffin

Posted on Oct 28, 2012 | 0 comments

– Johnny Griffin Website Johnny Arnold Griffin III (saxophonist) was...

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J. J. Johnson

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 | 0 comments

– J.J. Johnson Website James Louis “J.J.” Johnson...

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Zoot Sims

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 | 0 comments

– Zoot Sims Website John Haley “Zoot” Sims (saxophonist) was...

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Red Garland

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Red Garland Website William “Red” Garland (pianist) was born on May...

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Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis Website Eddie “Lockjaw”...

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Harold Mabern

Posted on Jun 4, 2012 | 0 comments

– Harold Mabern Website Harold Mabern (born March 20, 1936 in Memphis,...

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Sonny Criss

Posted on Aug 21, 2013 | 0 comments

– Sonny Criss Website William “Sonny” Criss (alto saxophonist) was born...

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Blue Mitchell

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 | 0 comments

– Blue Mitchell Website Richard Allen “Blue” Mitchell (trumpet) was born...

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Tubby Hayes

Posted on May 7, 2015 | 0 comments

– Tubby Hayes Website Tubby Hayes was one of England’s top and beloved...

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Lennie Tristano

Posted on Nov 4, 2013 | 0 comments

www.lennietristano.net Lennie Tristano occupies a rare position not only in...

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Harold Land

Posted on Oct 19, 2012 | 0 comments

– Harold Land Website Harold de Vance Land (tenor saxophonist) was born...

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Eric Dolphy

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 | 0 comments

– Eric Dolphy Website Eric Allan Dolphy, Jr (alto saxophone, flute, bass...

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Arnett Cobb

Posted on May 18, 2012 | Comments Off on Arnett Cobb

– Arnett Cobb Website Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophonist) was born August...

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Art Tatum

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

– Art Tatum Website Arthur “Art” Tatum Jr. (pianist) was...

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Tina Brooks

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 | 0 comments

– Tina Brooks Website Harold Floyd “Tina” Brooks and his twin brother...

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Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass

Posted on Jun 8, 2012 | Comments Off on Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass

www.thebossbrass.com ROB McCONNELL Born in London, Ontario, McConnell took up...

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Wynton Kelly

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Wynton Kelly Website Wynton Kelly (pianist) was born in Jamaica on...

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Lenny Breau

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

www.lennybreau.net Leonard Harold “Lenny” Breau (guitarist) was...

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Booker Little

Posted on May 28, 2012 | 0 comments

– Booker Little Website Booker Little, Jr. (trumpeter) was born on April...

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Don Byas

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Don Byas Website Don Byas (tenor saxophonist) was born October 21,...

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Bobby Timmons

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

– Bobby Timmons Website Robert Henry “Bobby” Timmons...

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Horace Parlan

Posted on Jun 2, 2012 | 0 comments

– Horace Parlan Website Horace Parlan (pianist) was born on January 19,...

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Curtis Fuller

Posted on Oct 15, 2012 | 0 comments

– Curtis Fuller Website Curtis DuBois Fuller (trombonist) was Detroit,...

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Ronnie Mathews

Posted on Nov 4, 2013 | 0 comments

– Ronnie Mathews Website Ronnie Mathews, a jazz pianist whose recorded...

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Sonny Clark

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

– Sonny Clark Website Conrad Yeatis “Sonny” Clark (pianist)...

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Hampton Hawes

Posted on May 19, 2012 | 0 comments

– Hampton Hawes Website Hampton Barnett Hawes Jr. (pianist) was born on...

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Philly Joe Jones

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Philly Joe Jones Website Joseph Rudolph “Philly Joe” Jones...

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Jaki Byard

Posted on May 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Jaki Byard Website John Arthur “Jaki” Byard (pianist,...

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Milt Jackson

Posted on Nov 1, 2012 | 0 comments

– Milt Jackson Website Milton “Bags” Jackson (vibraphonist)...

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Phineas Newborn Jr.

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Phineas Newborn Jr Website Phineas Newborn Jr. (Pianist) born on...

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Paul Gonsalves

Posted on May 26, 2012 | 0 comments

– Paul Gonsalves Website Paul Gonsalves  (tenor saxophonist) was born on...

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Red Rodney

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Red Rodney Website Robert “Red” Rodney Chudnick...

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Fats Navarro

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

– Fats Navarro Website Theodore “Fats” Navarro (trumpet) was...

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Walter Bishop Jr.

Posted on May 31, 2012 | 0 comments

– Walter Bishop Jr Website Walter Bishop, Jr. ( pianist ) was born on...

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J. R. Monterose

Posted on May 29, 2012 | 0 comments

– J.R. Monterose Website J. R. Monterose  (Frank Anthony Peter Vincent...

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Tadd Dameron

Posted on May 20, 2012 | 0 comments

– Tadd Dameron Website Tadley Ewing Peake “Tadd” Dameron...

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Jimmy Forrest

Posted on May 19, 2012 | 0 comments

– Jimmy Forrest Website/a> Jimmy Robert Forrest Jr. (saxophonist) was...

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