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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Charlie Parker was born this day in 1920 in Kansas City, Mo. He was a jazz saxophonist without peer. Many say he was a jazz genius and just about everyone called him "Bird."
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly package of Today in Music, for Aug. 24-30.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist, violinist and singer Lou McGarity was born this day in 1917 in Athens, Ga. He worked extensively with Benny Goodman, the Yank Lawson-Bob Haggart Jazz Band and was a founding member of the World's Greatest Jazz Band. He died in 1971 of a heart
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include Billy "Crash" Craddock, who was born in 1939 (age 63); Lamont Dozier, one-third of the sound-writing trio Holland-Dozier-Holland, in 1941 (age 61); Eddie Levert of the O'Jays in 1942 (age 60); singer/songwriter Gino Vanelli in 19
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Today in Music: A look back at pop music

This is the Today in Music advance package, June 15 through June 21.
By United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

Today's musical birthdays include guitarist Les Paul, who was born in 1915 (age 87); the late Johnny Ace was born in 1929; the late Jackie Wilson was born in 1934; Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord in 1941 (age 61); Mitch Mitchell, drummer with the Jimi He
By United Press International

Today in Music: A look back at pop music

This is the Today in Music advance package, June 8 through June 14.
By United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Feb. 24. Pianist Clyde Hart was born this day in 1910 in Baltimore. After working with Stuff Smith, Roy Eldridge and Oscar Pettiford, ...
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Jan. 11.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Dec. 31.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Dec. 14)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Today In Music: A look back at pop music

(Dec. 8)
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

Singer Nancy Wilson did some of her Christmas shopping very early. The best present of all was wrapped and ready a year ahead of time.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Quincy Jones in word and CD

Quincy Jones is one of the most important figures in popular music. He is a celebrated producer and recording artist.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Oct. 30.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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