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Rich Mullins (1955 - 1997) Contemporary Christian artist best known for his hits "Awesome God" and "Sometimes by Step"

Sonny Stitt (1953) [b.1924 - d.1982] No one had a harder time dealing with Charlie Parker's legacy than this superb musician, whose sound and ideas on alto sax sounded so much like Bird's that he switched to tenor in order to be seen and heard as his own man.

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21 Powerful Quotes That Capture The Magic Of Music

21 Beautiful Reflections About Music From Legendary Musicians. This could be applied to books, too. Again, not naming names.// OMG I Love, Love this quote, thank you Billie, I loathe Carbon copy humans.

Thelonious Monk (1959) Rehearsing in a New York loft with saxophonists Phil Woods and Charlie Rouse. Jazz: A History of America's Music; by Geoffrey C Ward and Ken Burns

Dizzy Gillespie: In the 1950s, together with Charlie Parker became a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz. He taught and influenced many other musicians including some musicians/trumpeters as: Miles Davis, Jon Faddis, Fats Navarro, Clifford Brown, Arturo Ssndoval, Lee Morgan, Chuck Mangione and balladeer Johnny Hartman.