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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Clifford Brown, the trumpet player known to his friends as "Brownie," was born this date in 1930 in Wilmington, Del. During his brief time in the spotlight, Brown became a major stylistic influence on every trumpeter player who followed him.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bandleader and pianist Raymond Scott was born this day in 1910 in New York. He was a pioneering leader of the CBS radio network staff orchestra in the 1930s and '40s, yet better known for writing and performing stylish novelty tunes.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Saxophonist Joe Garland was born this day in 1903 in Norfolk, Va. Louis Armstrong once called Garland one of the greatest musicians he ever worked with.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Violinist Stuff Smith was born this day in 1909 in Portsmouth, Ohio. During his career, he was described as the most forceful violinist in jazz history. Smith was inspired as a player by Joe Venuti, who coincidentally died this day in 1978 at age 82.
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist George Shearing was born this day in 1919 in London. He settled in the United States in 1947 and has worked steadily on the festival and club scene. For nearly 30 years, he has led a series of duos and trios. In the past three years, he also has r

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Drummer Elmer "Mousey" Alexander was born this day in 1922 in Gary, Ind. He worked in Dixieland bands in Chicago in the late 1940s before moving to New York where he performed for a year as a member of pianist Marian McPartland's bebop trio. His longest a
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

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
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Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bass player Reggie Workman was born this day in 1937 in Philadelphia. His first jazz collaboration was with saxophonist Gigi Gryce in 1958. His other associations have included Red Garland, John Coltrane, Herbie Mann, Thelonious Monk, Freddie Hubbard, Arc
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is Jan. 8.
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SLP2003030825- ST. LOUIS, March 8 (UPI) --Bradley University Braves Jason Faulknor (L) goes airborn with Wichita State University Shockers Matt Clark as the two atempt a rebound, in the first half of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament at the Savvis Center in St. Louis on March 8, 2003. rlw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Matt Clark (born November 25, 1936) is an American actor and director with credits in both film and television. Clark has played diverse character roles in Westerns, comedies, and dramas.

Clark was born in Washington D.C., the son of Theresa (née Castello), a teacher, and Frederick William Clark, a carpenter. Clark grew up in Conyers, Georgia. After serving in the military, he attended college at George Washington University, but later dropped out. After working at various jobs, he joined a local D.C. theatre group. He later became a member of New York's Living Theatre company and worked off-Broadway and in community theatre in the late 1950s.

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