Junior Mance

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Birthday
10, 1928
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1928 (age 91)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Jazz artist known for his blues stylings. He made over 30 albums.

Before Fame

He dropped out of college to join Gene Ammons' band as a sideman. His recording career also started while with Ammons.

Trivia

He finally formed his own trio in 1961 after years of touring with Dizzy Gillespie, Dinah Washington, and Lester Young.

Family Life

His family was residing in Chicago when he was born. They recognized his talents early on and started him on piano lessons when he was five.

Associated With

His time with 100 Gold Fingers brought him into collaboration with the likes of Marian McPartland, Barry Harris, Mulgrew Miller, and many other respected artists.