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Big Nick Nicholas

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George Walker "Big Nick" Nicholas (August 2, 1922, – October 29, 1997) was an American jazz saxophonist and singer. [1]

27 relations: Bennie Green, Buck Clayton, Cab Calloway, Charles Mingus, Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, Duke Ellington & John Coltrane, Earl Hines, Hank Jones, Hot Lips Page, Illinois Jacquet, India Navigation, J. C. Heard, J. J. Johnson, Jazz, John Coltrane, Kai Winding, Lansing, Michigan, Lucky Millinder, Queens, Sabby Lewis, Sarah Vaughan, Thad Jones, The New York Times, Tiny Bradshaw.

Bennie Green

Bennie Green (April 16, 1923 – March 23, 1977) was an American jazz trombonist.

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Buck Clayton

Wilbur Dorsey "Buck" Clayton (November 12, 1911 – December 8, 1991) was an American jazz trumpet player who was a leading member of Count Basie’s "Old Testament" orchestra and a leader of mainstream-oriented jam session recordings in the 1950s.

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Cab Calloway

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an American jazz singer and bandleader.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus Jr. (April 22, 1922 – January 5, 1979) was an American jazz double bassist, pianist, composer and bandleader.

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Charlie Parker

Charles Parker Jr. (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955), also known as Yardbird and Bird, was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.

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Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed "Hawk" and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

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Dizzy Gillespie

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie (October 21, 1917 – January 6, 1993) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer.

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Duke Ellington

Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974) was an American composer, pianist, and bandleader of a jazz orchestra, which he led from 1923 until his death in a career spanning over fifty years.

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Duke Ellington & John Coltrane

Duke Ellington & John Coltrane is a jazz album by Duke Ellington and John Coltrane recorded on September 26, 1962, and released in February 1963 on Impulse! Records.

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Earl Hines

Earl Kenneth Hines, universally known as Earl "Fatha" Hines (December 28, 1903 – April 22, 1983), was an American jazz pianist and bandleader.

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Hank Jones

Henry "Hank" Jones Jr. (July 31, 1918 – May 16, 2010) was an American jazz pianist, bandleader, arranger, and composer.

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Hot Lips Page

Oran Thaddeus Page (January 27, 1908 – November 5, 1954) was an American jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader born in Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Illinois Jacquet

Jean-Baptiste "Illinois" Jacquet (October 30, 1922 – July 22, 2004) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, best remembered for his solo on "Flying Home", critically recognized as the first R&B saxophone solo.

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India Navigation

India Navigation was an American record company and independent record label that specialized in avant-garde jazz in the 1970s and 1980s.

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J. C. Heard

James Charles Heard (August 10, 1917 – September 27, 1988), known as J. C. Heard, was an American swing, bop, and blues drummer.

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J. J. Johnson

James Louis "J.

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Jazz

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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John Coltrane

John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane" (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967),.

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Kai Winding

Kai Chresten Winding (May 18, 1922May 6, 1983) was a Danish-born American trombonist and jazz composer.

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Lansing, Michigan

Lansing is the capital of the U.S. state of Michigan.

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Lucky Millinder

Lucius Venable "Lucky" Millinder (August 8, 1910 – September 28, 1966) was an African American rhythm-and-blues and swing bandleader.

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Queens

Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.

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Sabby Lewis

William Sebastian "Sabby" Lewis (November 1, 1914 in Middleburgh, North Carolina – July 9, 1994) was a jazz pianist, band leader, and arranger.

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Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Lois Vaughan (March 27, 1924 – April 3, 1990) was an American jazz singer.

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Thad Jones

Thaddeus Joseph Jones (March 28, 1923 – August 20, 1986) was an American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader who has been called "one of the all-time greatest jazz trumpet soloists.".

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Tiny Bradshaw

Myron Carlton "Tiny" Bradshaw (September 23, 1907 – November 26, 1958) - accessed July 2010 was an American jazz and rhythm and blues bandleader, singer, composer, pianist, and drummer.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Nick_Nicholas

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