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This Day in Jazz History
On this day: October 21
Tenor saxophonist Don Byas born in Muskogee, OK.
Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie born in Cheraw, SC.
Billy Strayhorn begins rehearsing his and Ellington's only Broadway show, "Beggar's Holidy," which closed after only four months.
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