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Pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton was born in New Orleans,…

Pianist and composer Jelly Roll Morton was born in New Orleans, LA, #onthisday in 1890. 

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Pianist Bill Evans died #onthisday in 1980.

Pianist Bill Evans died #onthisday in 1980.

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Jazz drummer Elvin Jones was born #onthisday in 1927.

Jazz drummer Elvin Jones was born #onthisday in 1927.

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Love jazz? Vintage photography? Beautiful design? Celebrate the…

Love jazz? Vintage photography? Beautiful design? Celebrate the rich cultural history of jazz one day at a time. Follow Jazz on this Day on Twitter!

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Love jazz? Vintage photography? Beautiful design? Celebrate the…

Love jazz? Vintage photography? Beautiful design? Celebrate the rich cultural history of jazz one day at a time. Follow Jazz on this Day on Twitter!

Find us at: twitter.com/jazzonthisday

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Charles Mingus was born #onthisday in 1922.

Charles Mingus was born #onthisday in 1922.

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Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons was born #onthisday in 1925.

Tenor saxophonist Gene Ammons was born #onthisday in 1925.

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