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Today’s Soul Birthdays – October 20
Eddie Harris (American jazz musician, best known for playing tenor saxophone and for introducing the electrically amplified saxophone. He was also fluent on the electric piano and organ.)
C.P. Spencer (American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer for the Motown label in the late 1960s and early 1970s.)
Jelly Roll Morton (American ragtime and jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer. Morton was jazz’s first arranger, proving that a genre rooted in improvisation could retain its essential characteristics when notated.)