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    Sidney Bechet

    Sidney Bechet (May 14, 1897 – May 14, 1959) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer. He was one of the first important soloists in jazz, and was perhaps the first notable jazz saxophonist.Forceful delivery, well-constructed improvisations, and a distinctive, wide vibrato characterized Bechet's playing.Bechet's erratic temperament hampered his career, however, and not until the ...more


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