Curtis Fuller

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Curtis Fuller
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Background information
Birth nameCurtis DuBois Fuller
Born(1934-12-15)December 15, 1934
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
DiedMay 8, 2021(2021-05-08) (aged 86)
New York City, U.S.
GenresJazz, bebop, hard bop, soul jazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, educator
Years active1953–2019
LabelsBlue Note, Prestige, Savoy, Impulse!, Epic, Atlantic

Curtis DuBois Fuller (December 15, 1934 – May 8, 2021) was an American jazz trombonist. He was known as a member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers and worked with many classic jazz recordings.[1]

Fuller was a faculty member of the New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) School of Jazz Studies (SJS).[2]

Fuller died on May 8, 2021 in New York City at the age of 86.[3]

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  1. Allmusic
  2. NYSSSA SJS Artistic Staff Archived 2010-07-04 at the Wayback Machine
  3. Johnson, Martin (May 10, 2021). "Curtis Fuller, Leading Trombonist Of Jazz's Detroit Wave, Dies At 86". NPR. Retrieved May 10, 2021.

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