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Thad Jones

A harmonically advanced trumpeter/cornetist with a unique sound, and a talented arranger/composer, Thad Jones (younger sibling of Hank and older sibling of Elvin) had an extremely productive profession. Self-taught on trumpet, he began playing skillfully with Hank Jones and Sonny Stitt when he was 16. After portion in the armed …

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