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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 town...

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Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Posted on Oct 14, 2012 | 0 comments

- Rahsaan Roland Kirk Website Rahsaan Roland Kirk (multi-instrumentalist) was...

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Kenny Dorham

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 | 0 comments

www.kennydorham.net McKinley Howard “Kenny” Dorham was born on August 30, 1924...

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Cannonball Adderley

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 | 0 comments

- Cannonball Adderley Website Julian Adderley was born on September 15th, 1928...

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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 born...

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Stanley Turrentine

Posted on Oct 15, 2012 | 0 comments

- Stanley Turrentine Website Stanley William Turrentine (tenor saxophonist)...

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Carl Fontana

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

www.carlfontana.com Carl Charles Fontana (trombonist) was born on July 18,...

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Sonny Stitt

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

www.sonnystitt.com Sonny Stitt  (tenor and alto saxophonist) was  born Edward...

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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, 1938...

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Gene Ammons

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 | 0 comments

www.geneammons.net Eugene “Jug” Ammons (saxophonist) was born on...

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Elvin Jones

Posted on Feb 5, 2013 | 0 comments

www.elvinjones.net Elvin Ray Jones (drummer) was born on September 9, 1927 in...

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Art Farmer

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 | 0 comments

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

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Michel Petrucciani

Posted on Jul 19, 2012 | 0 comments

www.michelpetrucciani.com Michel Petrucciani (pianist) was born on December...

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Joe Henderson

Posted on Oct 20, 2012 | 0 comments

- Joe Henderson Website Joe Henderson (tenor saxophonist) was born on April...

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Johnny Griffin

Posted on Oct 28, 2012 | 0 comments

- Johnny Griffin Website Johnny Arnold Griffin III (saxophonist) was born on...

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J. J. Johnson

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 | 0 comments

www.jj-johnson.net James Louis “J.J.” Johnson (trombonist) was...

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Zoot Sims

Posted on Feb 25, 2013 | 0 comments

www.zootsims.org John Haley “Zoot” Sims (saxophonist) was born on...

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Red Garland

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 | 0 comments

www.redgarland.net William “Red” Garland (pianist) was born on May 13, 1923 in...

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Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

- Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis Website Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis...

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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 on...

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Blue Mitchell

Posted on Feb 28, 2013 | 0 comments

www.bluemitchell.net Richard Allen “Blue” Mitchell (trumpet) was born on March...

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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 on...

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Eric Dolphy

Posted on Nov 6, 2012 | 0 comments

www.ericdolphy.net Eric Allan Dolphy, Jr (alto saxophone, flute, bass...

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Arnett Cobb

Posted on May 18, 2012 | Comments Off

- Arnett Cobb Website Arnett Cobb (tenor saxophonist) was born August 10, 1918...

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Art Tatum

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

- Art Tatum Website Arthur “Art” Tatum Jr. (pianist) was born on...

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Tina Brooks

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 | 0 comments

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

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Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass

Posted on Jun 8, 2012 | Comments Off

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 December...

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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 2,...

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Don Byas

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

- Don Byas Website Don Byas (tenor saxophonist) was born October 21, 1912 ...

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Bobby Timmons

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

- Bobby Timmons Website Robert Henry “Bobby” Timmons (pianist) was...

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Horace Parlan

Posted on Jun 2, 2012 | 0 comments

- Horace Parlan Website Horace Parlan (pianist) was born on January 19, 1931...

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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 output...

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Sonny Clark

Posted on Oct 26, 2012 | 0 comments

- Sonny Clark Website Conrad Yeatis “Sonny” Clark (pianist) was...

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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) was...

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Phineas Newborn Jr.

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

- Phineas Newborn Jr Website Phineas Newborn Jr. (Pianist) born on December...

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Paul Gonsalves

Posted on May 26, 2012 | 0 comments

- Paul Gonsalves Website Paul Gonsalves  (tenor saxophonist) was born on July...

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Red Rodney

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

- Red Rodney Website Robert “Red” Rodney Chudnick (trumpeter) was...

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Fats Navarro

Posted on May 18, 2012 | 0 comments

- Fats Navarro Website Theodore “Fats” Navarro (trumpet) was born...

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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 April...

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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 (pianist,...

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Jimmy Forrest

Posted on May 19, 2012 | 0 comments

- Jimmy Forrest Website/a> Jimmy Robert Forrest Jr. (saxophonist) was born on...

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