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        b. Andrew Simpkins, 29 April 1932, Richmond, Indiana, USA, d. 2 June 1999, Los Angeles, California, USA. After playing clarinet and piano, and studying at Wilberforce University, Simpkins switched to bass in the early 50s while serving in the US Army. After leaving the army, he played and recorded with various leaders, including Nat Adderley, and in 1956 he joined drummer Bill DowdyGÇÖs group, the Four Sounds, in South Bend, Indiana. In 1957, unable to find a consistently availa... Read more

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