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Subject: Musician Bill Barber was born 100 years ago today (died 2007)


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Best known for his work with Miles Davis
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Date Posted: Thursday, May 21, 01:27:02pm
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John William Barber (May 21, 1920 June 18, 2007), known as Bill Barber or Billy Barber, is considered by many to be the first person to play tuba in modern jazz. He is best known for his work with Miles Davis on albums such as Birth of the Cool, Sketches of Spain and Miles Ahead.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Barber_(musician)

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