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        b. 27 February 1940, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. Although a self-taught pianist, Hooper studied composition at Louisiana State University before entering the advertising business as a writer of jingles. In Chicago in the mid-70s he formed a big band which made a fine album, Look What They've Done, and was beaten to a Grammy by Woody Herman. Examples of his assimilation of current musical thought can be heard on charts that he wrote for Don Ellis. Hooper's advertising career ran... Read more

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