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Jerry Senfluk

Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (NOT the Czech Republic), on St. Patrick's Day, 1946. As the younger son of a pianist mother and a cellist father. he enjoyed thorough musical education from his distinguished parents in playing the piano, intonation and musical theory. He received private tuition from the Principal Clarinetist of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and, in 1967, graduated from the Conservatoire of Prague. With a father who frequently toured the world and brought home many a record, he was influenced by Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong
1901 - 1971
trumpet
, Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman
Benny Goodman
1909 - 1986
clarinet
, Fletcher Henderson, Sidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet
Sidney Bechet
1897 - 1959
sax, soprano
, Omer Simeon, Duke Ellington, Jack Teagarden
Jack Teagarden
Jack Teagarden
1905 - 1964
trombone
, Coleman Hawkins
Coleman Hawkins
Coleman Hawkins
1904 - 1969
sax, tenor
, and many others

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