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Trumpet player Mutt Carevy was born this day in 1892 in New Orleans. Sometimes known as the "Blues King of New Orleans, Carey was a longtime associate of Kid Ory, Johnny Dodds and Edmond Hall. He died in 1948.
Trumpeter Pete Candoli was born this day in 1923 in Mishawaka, Ind. He paid his dues as a high-note trumpeter in many big bands before moving to the West Coast in the early 1950s and mixing studio work with jazz club dates, often with his trumpet-playing
Today is March 26. Bass player Jimmy Blanton was born this day in 1921 in St. Louis, Mo. During his brief stint in the Duke Ellington Orchestra from 1939 to 1941, Blanton revolutionized the role of the bass in jazz.
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TOR2002041403 - TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, April 14 (UPI)---The Toronto Raptors' Jermaine Jackson falls on a loose ball as the New Jersey Nets' Anthony Jackson tries to grab it from him in NBA action at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada on April 14, 2002. The Raptors led the Nets 79-45 at the end of the third quarter. mk/cc/Christine Chew UPI
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