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John Surman
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Born in Tavistock, Devon
Born on 30th of August 1944

Born 1944 - English jazz saxophonist and composer.

Played with Mike Westbrook while still at school. Won award as best soloist at Montreux Festival in 1968. Formed his first group as leader in 1968. Music features his baritone saxophone and bass clarinet with synthesized accompaniment.

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