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Jazz Musician of the Day: Ben Tucker

Published: 2013-12-13
Ben Tucker All About Jazz is celebrating Ben Tucker's birthday today!

A native of Tennessee, Tucker by the age of twelve, began to develop his musical interest first on trumpet and later on the bass and quickly made a name for himself in Nashville. Following a stint in the Air Force, Ben settled in California, playing with Art Pepper and Shorty Rogers, among others, and was an integral participant in the legendary “Jazz of Two Cities.” By the early 1960\'s... Read more.

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