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Jazz Musician of the Day: Richard "Groove" Holmes

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Richard "Groove" Holmes All About Jazz is celebrating Richard “Groove" Holmes' birthday today!

Richard Arnold “Groove" Holmes, Born Richard Arnold Jackson (Camden, New Jersey) was a jazz organist who performed in the hard bop and soul jazz genre. He is best known for his 1965 recording of “Misty," and is considered a precursor of acid jazz. Holmes burst onto the music scene in the early 1960s (his first album, on Pacific Jazz with guest Ben Webster

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