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James Spaulding

Born: July 30 1937
Born in: Indianapolis, Indiana


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James Spaulding

James Spaulding (born July 30, 1937) is a jazz saxophonist and flutist.

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Spaulding attended the Chicago Cosmopolitan School of Music. From 1957–1961, he was a member of Sun Ra's band. In the 1960s he worked as a studio musician at Blue Note Records, recording with Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson, and Stanley Turrentine. He was a member of Freddie Hubbard's quintet and the World Saxophone Quartet.
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