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On this day: May 24

1936
Historic jazz concert at New York's Imperial Theater includes clarinetist Artie Shaw's new band that featured a string section.

1937
Tenor saxophonist Archie Shepp born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

1956
Tenor saxophonists John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins record "Tenor Madness."

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