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Gnu Suite
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The Long Time Ago Suite
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One Plus Three (Version 1)
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Ballad For A Dead Child
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Eight Plus Three / Alice My Dear

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Jazz trumpeter and fl++gelhornist Kenny Wheeler was one of the most advanced voices on his instrument. Blessed with a full, lovely tone and an astounding range, Wheeler sounded equally at home in fiery free jazz explorations or softer, more lyrical post-bop meditations. Wheeler was born in 1930 in Toronto, Ontario, and began playing trumpet at age 12. After studying at Toronto's Royal Conservatory, he moved to London in 1952, where he gigged with swing and dance bands. He appear... Read more

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