James Morrison

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James Morrison

James Morrison, born November 11, 1962, is famous Australian jazz musician.[1] He has played with people such as B. B. King and Ray Charles.

He was born Boorowa, New South Wales. He started playing trumpet at the age seven.[1] He also plays trombone, euphonium, flugel horn, tuba, saxophones, and piano.[2] In 1979, aged 16, he performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, and graduated from the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music the next year.[1] He was given the Mo Award, for the Australian Performer of the Year in 1990. In 2000 he played the opening fanfare for the Sydney Olympic Games.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "James Morrison (1962-)". Today's Birthday (The Age): pp. 22. November 11, 2009.
  2. "Morrison Records". 2005. http://www.morrisonrecords.com/. Retrieved 2009-11-21.

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