Jazz Musician of the Day: Jack Sheldon

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All About Jazz is celebrating Jack Sheldon's birthday today!

Along with Lester Young in the 30s, Dizzy Gillespie in the 40s, and Zoot Simms in the 50s, Jack Sheldon is one of the Original Lions of the West Coast Sound. Jack\'s a premier improviser, is one of only a handful of trumpet players throughout jazz history who has developed his own distinctive “signature sound". It\'s an inimitable sound that comes from his heart and soul, what Miles Davis called “a voice"... Read more.

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