Other Jazz legends who have called LI...

Other Jazz legends who have called LI or Queens home

There are 2 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 15, 2007, titled Other Jazz legends who have called LI or Queens home. In it, Newsday reports that:

John Coltrane was not the only jazz great to eschew Manhattan for points east. Here are the other legends, living and dead, who've made their homes on Long Island and in Queens.

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Albert Haim

Shirley, NY

#1 Jul 16, 2007
You failed to mention that the great white cornetist Bix Beiderbecke lived for a short time at 43-30 46th Street, Sunnyside, Queens. Bix died at age 28 in his apartment on August 6, 1931, after a brief illness. Every year, Bix fans gather in front of the building for a vigil. There is a plaque affixed on the front of the building. For further details, see
http://www.astorialic.org/about/news/bixbeide...
ExodusBarber

Stone Mountain, GA

#2 May 7, 2013
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