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BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Thad Jones

All About Jazz is celebrating Thad Jones’ birthday today! Thaddeus Joseph Jones (March 28, 1923- August 21, 1986) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan to a musical family of ten (an older brother was pianist Hank Jones and a younger brother was drummer Elvin Jones)…

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