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John McPhee, born in Miami in 1939 and raised in Poughkeepsie, New York, started on the trumpet and added the saxophone at 32 after experiencing the music of John Coltrane, Albert Ayler, and Ornette Coleman. His career has been fantastically prolific.

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Albert Ayler on Ornette (July 25, 1970)
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