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Jazz Musician of the Day: Jimmy Blanton

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Jimmy Blanton

In his short tenure with Duke Ellington, Jimmy Blanton became the first great double bass virtuoso in jazz. Blanton had both the technique and the fine tone to take this style of playing to higher levels. Blanton took the bass... more


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