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Jazz Musician of the Day: Eric Dolphy

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All About Jazz is celebrating Eric Dolphy's birthday today!

Eric Allan Dolphy was a jazz musician who played alto saxophone, flute and bass clarinet. Dolphy was one of several groundbreaking jazz alto players to rise to prominence in the 1960s. He was also the first important bass clarinet soloist in jazz, and among the earliest significant flute soloists; he is arguably the greatest jazz improviser on either instrument. On early recordings... Read more.

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