Ron Jefferson

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        Drummer Ron Jefferson was fixture of the postwar New York City bop landscape, collaborating with giants ranging from Lester Young to Coleman Hawkins. Born in the Big Apple on February 13, 1926, Jefferson begin his career as a tap dancer before turning to drums, touring and recording with a who's who of bebop greats that also included Charles Mingus, Freddie Redd, and Roy Eldridge. He also spent a number of years in support of Oscar Pettiford, and with fellow Pettiford alums Char... Read more

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