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British jazz composer, band leader, and saxophonist Sir John Dankworth died this weekend at 82. Inspired by past jazz greats Benny Goodman (on clarinet) and then Charlie Parker (on sax), Dankworth went on to start a performing ensemble; record film and television scores including the theme to The Avengers; direct such heavy hitters as OscarRead more...

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