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JIMMY BLANTON

SUMMARY
 
Description: Bassist, USA
Known For: Blanton is credited with being the originator of pizzicato and bowed bass solos.
 
Instruments: Double Bass
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.britannica.com/blackhistory/micro/726/58.html
 
Date Born: 5th October 1918
Location Born: St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
 
Date Died: 30th July 1942
Location Died: Monrovia, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Tuberculosis
 
Summary: Jimmy Blanton played in the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
 
 
 
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