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John Stevens

Among the founding fathers of free of charge improvisation in Britain. Within the middle-’60s, Stevens helped discovered Spontaneous Music Outfit (SME), an important group that included the majority of England’s best experimental jazz music artists. The band’s lineup progressed and fluctuated, but at once or another Paul Rutherford, Trevor W, …

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Jay Thomas

Encouraged to go after a musical career by way of a father who performed jazz trumpet before embracing pharmacy, Jay Thomas has turned into a main multi-instrumentalist, equally in the home about both brass and reeds. He began on trumpet, but while playing in dance rings that often experienced a …

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John Gilmore

John Gilmore’s decision to try out almost exclusively inside the world of Sunlight Ra’s Arkestra lengthy frustrated jazz observers who felt that he might have made a larger impact if he previously had a single career. Gilmore was raised in Chicago and following a stint within the Military (1948-1952), he …

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David Sanchez

David Sanchez used the conga when he was eight and started using tenor at age group 12. He graduated from a executing arts senior high school in 1986, spent per year studying psychology, and moved to NEW YORK in 1988, having made a decision to turn into a musician. Sanchez …

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Jazz Passengers

The Jazz People were founded in 1987 by Roy Nathanson and trombonist Curtis Fowlkes to be able to provide lively humor and entertainment back to contemporary jazz. The name, a takeoff on Artwork Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, implies that the music artists are simply just along for the wild trip. The …

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John McLaughlin

Among fusion’s most virtuosic acoustic guitar soloists, John McLaughlin placed his blazing velocity in the support of the searching spiritual enthusiasm which has kept his music evolving and available to new affects. Whether shredding on electrical or simmering silently on acoustic, McLaughlin’s strength and underappreciated flexibility have often held his …

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John McNeil

John McNeil was raised in Yreka, CA. The tiny town from I-5 wasn’t specifically filled with musical understanding, however the tenacious McNeil still trained himself trumpet and discovered to learn music by himself. By his past due teens the youthful trumpeter was playing in combos throughout North California; with the …

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Jeff Clyne

b. Jeffrey Ovid Clyne, 29 January 1937, London, Britain. An admirer of Scott La Faro, Eddie Gomez, Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke, Clyne is really a versatile performer for the electrical and regular basses and was very much in demand through the entire 60s and 70s for his capability to …

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Jorge Sylvester

Jorge Sylvester was a saxophonist and composer whose music fused components of contemporary jazz with Latin music. He bowed in 1996 using the recording MusiCollage. Within the Ear from the Beholder adopted five years later on.

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