Jazz Musician of the Day: Odean Pope
All About Jazz is celebrating Odean Pope's birthday today!
Odean Pope was born in Ninety-Six, South Carolina to musical parents who rooted him in the sounds of the Southern Baptist Church. After moving to Philadelphia at the age of ten, his lifelong study of music began in earnest and was buttressed by The Graniff School of Music and Benjamin Franklin High School\'s music program. Odean grew up in jazz rich territory with other Philadelphia notables such as: John Coltrane, Lee Morgan... Read more.