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  • Abdullah Ibrahim
    Abdullah Ibrahim (born Adolph Johannes Brand on 9 October 1934 and formerly known as Dollar Brand ) is a South African pianist and composer. His music reflects many of the musical influences of his c...
  • Sathima "Bea" Benjamin (1936 - 2013)
    Beatrice "Sathima Bea" Benjamin (17 October 1936 – 20 August 2013) was a South African vocalist and composer, based for nearly 45 years in New York City. Benjamin's compelling life was the sub...
  • Alice G. Coltrane (1898 - d.)
    Updated from Ancestry Genealogy via son john coltrane by SmartCopy : Mar 17 2015, 13:33:16 UTC Alice Coltrane (née McLeod, August 27, 1937 – January 12, 2007) was an American jazz pia...
  • Rudy Van Gelder (1924 - 2016) 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 ...

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