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On this day: February 23

1922
Trumpeter/composer John Carisi born in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.

1961
Clarinetist Pee Wee Russell and tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins record "Jazz Reunion."

1961
Oliver Nelson records "The Blues and the Abstract Truth" with Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard and Bill Evans.

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