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History of Jazz Timeline: 1901

Louis Armstrong Daniel Louis Armstrong is born on August 4 in New Orleans.
New Orleans clarinet player Edmund Hall is born on May 15. Hall was one of the few New Orleans players to become a Dixieland player in the 1940's and beyond.
Multi-instrumentalist Frank Trumbauer is born in Carbondale, Illinois. Trumbauer is a descendent of Charles Dickens. Trumbauer's primary instrument will be the saxophone.

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