Special Report

The Greatest Jazz Musicians of the 20th Century

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Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993)
> Principal instrument: Trumpet
> Representative album: An Electrifying Evening with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet

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Stan Getz (1927-1991)
> Principal instrument: Tenor saxophone
> Representative album: Stan Getz and the Oscar Peterson Trio

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Eric Dolphy (1928-1964)
> Principal instrument: Alto saxophone, bass clarinet, flute
> Representative album: Eric Dolphy at the Five Spot

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Art Tatum (1909-1956)
> Principal instrument: Piano
> Representative album: Piano Starts Here: Live at the Shrine

Wayne Shorter (1933- )
> Principal instrument: Tenor and soprano saxophone
> Representative album: Adam’s Apple

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