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John Kirby

John Kirby led a most unusual group through the height from the big-band period, a sextet made up of trumpeter Charlie Shavers, clarinetist Buster Bailey, altoist Russell Procope, pianist Billy Kyle, drummer O’Neil Spencer, and his own bass. Although Shavers and Bailey could possibly be quite extroverted, the firmly organized …

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Spencer Clark

If anything, Spencer Clark is really a near mystical shape whose talents would greatly inspire afterwards generations of multi-instrumentalists in creative music. He was an early on master from the bass saxophone, hence a hero to numerous reed players who’ve attempt to overcome instrumental territories on the severe runs of …

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