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Cool jazz is synonymous with West Coast Jazz. Actually, West Coast Jazz is often used as a code word indicating white jazz. Furthermore, the East Coast hard bop school musicians dominated by blacks, expressed prejudice against white musicians claiming “they…
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Night in Tunisia Big Band

Do you wonder which black composers and jazz standards are almost always associated big bands? In all honesty, if you know anything about jazz music, mention Dizzy Gillespie’s big band and Night in Tunisia comes to mind. Dizzy Gillespie’s black…
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