Jazz Musician of the Day: Buddy Bolden


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Buddy Bolden

Buddy Bolden - cornet (1877 - 1931) Cornetist Buddy Bolden is one of the premier legendary figures of jazz. Credited as the founder of “jass," later to be called jazz, he was the first player to pursue an improvisational style... more

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