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Abdullah Ibrahim was born #onthisday in 1934.

Abdullah Ibrahim was born #onthisday in 1934.

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Tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan was born #onthisday in 1931.

Tenor saxophonist Clifford Jordan was born #onthisday in 1931.

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“They teach you there’s a boundary line to music. But,…

“They teach you there’s a boundary line to music. But, man, there’s no boundary line to art.” — Charlie Parker, born #onthisday in 1920.

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Dinah Washington was born #onthisday in 1924.

Dinah Washington was born #onthisday in 1924.

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Pianist Kenny Drew was born #onthisday in 1928.

Pianist Kenny Drew was born #onthisday in 1928.

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Pianist Kenny Drew was born #onthisday in 1928.

Pianist Kenny Drew was born #onthisday in 1928.

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Lou Donaldson recorded A Man with a Horn #onthisday in 1963.

Lou Donaldson recorded A Man with a Horn #onthisday in 1963.

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