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The Black History Month Series 2015: David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989) “Little Jazz.”


David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), “Little Jazz” David Roy Eldridge (January 30, 1911 – February 26, 1989), commonly known as Roy Eldridge, and nicknamed “Little Jazz”, was an American jazz trumpet player. His sophisticated use of harmony, including the use of tritone substitutions, his virtuosic […]

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