Django Bates

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Birthday
2, 1960
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1960 (age 57)
Birthplace
England

About

Incredibly versatile musician who was voted Best UK Jazz Composer by The Wire in 1987 and 1990. His first album as leader was "Human Chain" from 1986.

Before Fame

He was a student at London's Centre for Young Musicians from 1971 until 1977. He learned to play the trumpet, piano, and violin during his time there.

Trivia

He founded Delightful Precipice, a 19-piece jazz orchestra, in 1991.

Family Life

He was born to Frances and Ralf and grew up with a sister, Paddy.

Associated With

He was a sideman for many groups, including Bill Bruford's Earthworks.