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Eric Dolphy fue un flautista, clarinetista y saxofonista estadounidense de jazz que nació el 20 de junio de 1928. Aunque con aproximaciones exitosas al bop, su ámbito estilístico es el de la vanguardia jazzística en general, incluido el free jazz. Es un solista exuberante y un músico permeable a la utilización de sonidos no convencionales en sus interpretaciones.
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John Coltrane, American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and later was at the forefront of free jazz. He was prolific, organizing at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his recording career, and appeared as a sideman on many other albums, notably with trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk.