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Jazz Musician of the Day: James Moody

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James Moody
All About Jazz is celebrating James Moody's birthday today!

For over six decades, saxophone master James Moody has serenaded lovers with his signature song Moody\'s Mood for Love an improvisation on the chord progressions of I\'m in the Mood for Love. Born in Savannah, Georgia on March 26, 1925, and raised in Newark, New Jersey, James Moody took up the alto sax, a gift from his uncle, at the age of 16... Read more.

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