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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Buster Cooper was born this day in 1929 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

On March 10-11, 1960, trumpeter Miles Davis and the Gil Evans Orchestra went into the studio to finish the "Sketches of Spain" recording they began four months earlier with the hallmark piece "Concierto de Aranjuez."
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist and bandleader Boyd Raeburn was born this day in 1913 in Faith, S.D. He led an innovative bop band in the 1940s.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Mahalia Jackson was born this day in New Orleans in 1911. This devoutly religious woman rose from cleaning lady and neighborhood church singer to the heights of artistic and financial success.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Jimmy Heath was born this day in Philadelphia in 1926. He's a member of one of the first families of jazz, brother to bassist Percy Heath of Modern Jazz Quartet fame and to drummer Albert "Tootie" Heath.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bass player Wendell Marshall was born this day in 1920 in St. Louis. He worked in Duke Ellington's Orchestra from 1948 to 1955.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Alto saxophonist Sonny Criss was born this date in 1927 in Memphis, Tenn. The bop player worked mostly in Los Angeles and Europe. Never given the recognition he deserved, he took his own life in 1977.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

West Coast jazz pianist and arranger Clare Fischer was born this day in 1928. Fischer won critical acclaim for his big-band arrangements on Dizzy Gillespie's 1960 album "A Portrait of Duke Ellington."
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What's a young lion of jazz to do to stay creative after five or six years of excellent work with his young, talented quintet and to avoid falling into a rut as
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist and composer William Russo was born this day in 1928 in Chicago. As a teenager he studied with Lennie Tristano. Russo wrote many of the most experimental tunes played by the Stan Kenton orchestra in the 1950s. Russo now conducts the highly rega
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is March 8. Pianist Dick Hyman was born this day in New York City in 1927. Since he hit the music scene in the early 1950s, Hyman has been one of the most versatile pianists and musical directors around.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is March 7. Lester Young's drum-playing younger brother, Lee Young, was born this day in 1917 in New Orleans.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Feb. 12. Saxophonist, singer and bandleader Tex Beneke was born this day in 1914 in Fort Worth, Texas. He soared in popularity after joining Glenn Miller's 1938 orchestra.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

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