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Eddie Gomez

Edgar Gomez was born on October 4, 1944 in Santurce, Puerto Rico. Gomez gained notoriety for his time with the Bill Evans Trio from the

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The Young Lions of Jazz

Like most genres of music, jazz music has evolved over each generation since it was developed. While the popularity of jazz has decreased over the

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Coltrane Jazz

John William Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 in Hamlet, North Carolina. He went on to become one of the most famous jazz performers

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Nina Simone

The One and Only Nina Simone Eunice Kathleen Waymon AKA Nina Simone was born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina. Simone learned to

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Ella Fitzgerald (Final)

Ella Fitzgerald Ella Jane Fitzgerald is known as “The First Lady of Song”. For decades, she was the most popular female jazz singer in the

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