Special Report

The Greatest Jazz Musicians of the 20th Century

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Jo Jones (1911-1985)
> Principal instrument: Drums
> Representative album: Percussion and Bass (with Milt Hinton)

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Bix Beiderbecke (1903-1931)
> Principal instrument: Cornet
> Representative album: The Absolutely Essential Collection

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Fats Waller (1904-1943)
> Principal instrument: Piano
> Representative album: Handful of Keys

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Kenny Clarke (1914-1985)
> Principal instrument: Drums
> Representative album: Bohemia After Dark

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Clifford Brown (1930-1956)
> Principal instrument: Trumpet
> Representative album: Clifford Brown and Max Roach

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