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  • Rudy Van Gelder (1924 - 2016)
    NJ.com Obituary Rudy van Gelder, a renowned recording engineer who captured jazz greats Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane and many others in his parents' Hackensack living room and later in...
  • Toots Thielemans (1922 - 2016)
    Toots Thielemans Wereldvermaard jazzmuzikant en componist . Born Jean-Baptiste Frédéric Isidor, Baron Thielemans, 29 April 1922 – 22 August 2016) was a Belgian jazz musician. He ...
  • Pete Fountain (1930 - 2016)
    Pierre Dewey LaFontaine, Jr. (July 3, 1930 – August 6, 2016), known professionally as Pete Fountain, was an American clarinetist based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He played jazz, Dixieland, pop j...
  • Dave Brubeck (1920 - 2012)
    Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia David Warren "Dave" Brubeck (born December 6, 1920 - died December 5, 2012) was an American jazz pianist. He has written a number of jazz standards, including "In You...
  • Jack Teagarden (1905 - 1964)
    Jazz Musician, Actor, Singer. Jack Teagarden was not only an excellent and unique jazz trombone player but his raspy singing style made him a respected blues vocalist. He spent long periods during his ...

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