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Sonny Rollins

Background Sonny Rollins was born “Theodore Walter Rollins” on September 7, 1930 in New York City. As a child, he started as a pianist, but

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All About Wynton Marsalis

Who is he? Wynton Marsalis was born on October 18, 1961 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Today, Marsalis is a world-renowned composer, educator, and musician. And

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ORIGINS of FREE JAZZ Free Jazz is a type of jazz that lacked traditional structure when compared to other forms of jazz music, It was

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The Life of Alice Coltrane

Biography Ms. Alice McLeod was born on August 27, 1963 in Detroit, Michigan. Ms. McLeod was born into a musically inclined family in which her

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Art Blakey’s Jazz Message

Art Blakey’s Jazz Message It is impossible to talk about influential jazz musicians without talking about Art Blakey. Blakey was one of the most important

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The Queen of Jazz

The Queen of Jazz By: Whitney Holmes “Music is the universal language… it brings people closer together.”– Ella Fitzgerald Background Information on Jazz Music Ella

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