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Pha Terrell

Best known like a vocalist for Andy Kirk’s 12 Clouds of Pleasure, the unusual 1st name of the designer would become something on the Vietnamese cafe menu if the correct vowel were switched. Pha Terrell, occasionally recognized to his close friends as Elmer, was found out by Kirk in the …

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Jack Washington

The unsung hero from the baritone-sax, Jack port Washington hardly ever achieved much recognition but, along with Harry Carney, he was among the 1st strong soloists over the baritone. He in fact began playing soprano sax when he was 13 before switching completely to baritone. Washington became a member of …

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