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Junior Mance

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: October 10, 1928    

Junior Mance, born Julian Clifford Mance, Jr., in Chicago, Illinois on October 10, 1928 is a jazz pianist, composer, and recording artist of thirty plus albums as a leader and numerous recordings as a sideman. Junior began playing the piano at the age of five, but did not begin formal training until the age of eight. He started playing professionally during his early teens. He attended Roosevelt College in Chicago as music major.

In 1947 Junior left Roosevelt College to join Gene Ammons' band and began his recording career with Gene. He joined Lester Young in 1949 for almost two years, and rejoined Ammons several months in 1951 before being drafted into the U. S. Army. He served in the 36th Army Band at Fort Knox, Kentucky along with Julian “Cannonball” Adderley....
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    Groovin' with Junior

    Sackville
    2008
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    Sweet And Lovely

    Fantasy Jazz
    2004
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    Monk

    Chiaroscuro Records
    2003
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    That Lovin' Feelin'

    Fantasy Jazz
    2002
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    With A Lotta Help From My Friends

    London Records
    2001
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    Harlem Lullaby/I Believe To My Soul

    London Records
    2000
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    Mance

    London Records
    2000
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JunGlo Music (2007)

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