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Jazz Musician of the Day: Ronnie Scott

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All About Jazz is celebrating Ronnie Scott's birthday today!

The son of a musician, Scott became a saxophonist in his teens. Eventually, as the owner of the UK\'s most famous jazz club, his name was virtually synonymous with jazz in the country. Working on the Atlantic oceanliners in the late 1940s, Scott got to hear modern jazz being played by the likes of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis at first hand...The son of a musician, Scott became a saxophonist in his teens. Eventually, as the owner of the UK\'s most famous jazz club, his name was virtually synonymous with jazz in the country. Working on the Atlantic oceanliners in the late 1940s, Scott got to hear modern jazz being played by the likes of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis at first hand... more

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