Billy Tipton

William Lee Tipton born on December 29, 1914 and died on January 21, 1989, was an American jazz musician and bandleader. Born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tipton grew up in…

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Coleman Hawkins
Coleman Hawkins. Photo: Wikimedia.

Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed Hawk and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

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