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Lee Konitz - 90% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Shelly Manne - 81% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Sheldon Manne, 11 June 1920, New York City, New York, USA, d. 26 September 1984, Los Angeles, California, USA. After switching to drums from saxophone, Manne worked with a number of dance and swing bands of the late 30s and early 40s, including Joe Marsala’s big band. He was also active in small groups in New York, accompanying Coleman Hawkins as well as some of the up- Read more

Gerry Mulligan - 73% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gerald Joseph Mulligan, 6 April 1927, New York City, New York, USA, d. 19 January 1996, Darien, Connecticut, USA. Raised in Philadelphia, Mulligan started out on piano before concentrating on arranging. He also took up the saxophone, first the alto and a few years later the baritone. Among the name bands that used his arrangements were those led by Gene Krupa and Claude Thor Read more

Bud Shank - 72% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Clifford Everett Shank Jnr., 27 May 1926, Dayton, Ohio, USA. After studying and gigging on most of the reed instruments, Shank concentrated on alto saxophone, later doubling on flute and baritone saxophone. From 1947 he was resident on the west coast, playing in the big bands of Charlie Barnet, Alvino Rey, Art Mooney and Stan Kenton but making his greatest impact in small gr Read more

Paul Bley - 71% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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10 November 1932, Montreal, Canada. Pianist Bley would merit a place in jazz history on the strength of his instincts as a talent scout alone. The legendary Ornette Coleman Quartet (with Don Cherry, Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins) made its earliest impact as four-fifths of Bley’s quintet. He encouraged the emergence of wife Carla Bley and Annette Peacock as composers, Read more

Chico Hamilton - 66% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Foreststorn Hamilton, 21 September 1921, Los Angeles, California, USA. Hamilton’s future career as a drummer was well established even before he left school. By that time he had played with many other young fledgling jazz artists, including Dexter Gordon, Ernie Royal, Charles Mingus and Buddy Collette (who would later become his musical partner). In 1940 he performed br Read more

Jim Hall - 62% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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James Stanley Hall, 4 December 1930, Buffalo, New York, USA. While studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Hall made his first professional appearances playing guitar in local bands. In the mid-50s he settled on the west coast, where he continued his studies and also played with Chico Hamilton’s quintet. In 1956 he became a member of Jimmy Giuffre’s trio, the Read more

Joe Henderson - 61% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz Latin Vocals World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
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Benny Carter - 58% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Blues Jazz Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Bennett Lester Carter, 8 August 1907, New York City, New York, USA, d. 12 July 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA. Carter was born and raised in the area of New York known as San Juan Hill, a tough neighbourhood. His working-class parents encouraged their children to take up music and Carter and his two sisters received piano tuition from their mother, Sadie Bennett Carter. Read more

Anthony Braxton - 54% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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4 June 1945, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Braxton began playing clarinet in high school, studied music for one semester at Wilson Junior College, then joined the US Army, where he played clarinet and alto saxophone. In 1966 he joined Chicago’s Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (the AACM), a newly formed musicians’ co-operative whose leading members i Read more

Art Pepper - 53% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz Jazz Latin Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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1 September 1925, Gardena, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 15 June 1982, Panorama City, California, USA. Pepper started out on clarinet at the age of nine, switching to alto saxophone four years later. After appearing in school groups, he first played professionally with Gus Arnheim’s band. During his mid-teens he developed his jazz style sitting in with otherwise all- Read more

Hank Mobley - 53% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Henry Mobley, 7 July 1930, Eastman, Georgia, USA, d. 30 May 1986, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Tenor saxophonist Mobley began his professional career with an R&B band in 1950. The following year, he was attracting the attention of such important beboppers as Max Roach and Dizzy Gillespie, and by 1954 his stature was such that he was invited to become a founder member Read more

Lennie Tristano - 53% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz
Decades Active: 1940s 1950s 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Leonard Joseph Tristano, 19 March 1919, Chicago, Illinois, USA, d. 18 November 1978, New York City, New York, USA. Encouraged by his mother, Tristano learned piano and various reed instruments while still a very small child, despite steadily deteriorating eyesight (he was born during a measles epidemic). By the age of 11 he was completely blind but, overcoming this handicap, Read more

Mjq - 53% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz
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The Modern Jazz Quartet - 53% match to Jimmy Giuffre

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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