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Jazz Musician of the Day: Henry Threadgill

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Henry Threadgill (born February 15, 1944, Chicago, Illinois) is an American composer, saxophonist and flautist. Threadgill first performed as a percussionist in his high school marching band before taking up the baritone saxophone and later a large portion of the woodwind instrument family. He soon settled primarily upon the alto saxophone and the flute...Henry Threadgill (born February 15, 1944, Chicago, Illinois) is an American composer, saxophonist and flautist. Threadgill first performed as a percussionist in his high school marching band before taking up the baritone saxophone and later a large portion of the woodwind instrument family. He soon settled primarily upon the alto saxophone and the flute... more

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