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    Eric Dolphy

    American jazz alto saxophonist, flautist, and bass clarinetist.Born June 20, 1928 in Los Angeles, California, USADied June 29, 1964 in Berlin, GermanyDolphy was credited to pioneering the use of the Bass Clarinet as a solo improvising instrument and much of his best work was in the company of John Coltrane and Charles Mingus. His death was tragic however, unable to finish some work in America and ...more

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