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All in the Jazz Family

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Compiled by Axel Melhardt , Glen Alpert , Jim Galloway, Dr. Michael Arié and Klaus Schulz


Jazz has always been a family affair. Fathers have passed the torch to sons or brothers have risen to prominence on their respective instruments (sometimes in the same band). We've compiled a list of the families that have had an impact on Jazz, from Benny & Harry Goodman to the new first family , Jimmy, Percy, Tootie and Mtume Heath.

If you know of others, please contact us .

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