Happy Birthday: Jimmie Lunceford

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Today we celebrate the birthday of a great alto sax player and fantastic bandleader, Jimmie Lunceford.  Jimmie was born James Melvin Lunceford on June 6th, 1902 in Fulton, Mississippi.  Happy Birthday Jimmie!

 - If you'd like to learn a little more about Jimmie Lunceford and hear a couple of his songs, then check out the Podcast Extra: 

Big Band Birthdays - June 6: Jimmie Lunceford


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