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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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Sun Ra: Space Jazz

Born Herman Poole Blount, Sun Ra was a big jazz composer in the Chicago jazz scene in the 1940s. His adopted name, Le Sony’r Ra,

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Charlie Parker

Who is Charlie Parker? Charles Parker Jr was born on August 29, 1920, in Kansas City, Kansas. Charlie and his parents to Kansas City, Missouri

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